May 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V347000
Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly
If the tailgate opens while the vehicle is being driven, cargo may fall out the vehicle and create a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V347
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Potential Number of Units Affected 410,351
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with an 8 foot truck bed and a power locking tailgate. Chrysler is also recalling all 2018 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks built before April 1, 2018 that are equipped with a power locking tailgate. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.