Safety Recall V17 / NHTSA 19V-142 48-Volt Ground Cable Fastener - 2019 Ram 1500

February 28, 2019

Auxiliary Battery Terminals May Overheat

If the auxiliary battery system overheats, there is an increased risk of a fire within the cabin even if the ignition is off.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V142

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 33

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles equipped with a 48v auxiliary battery system located behind the rear seat (sales code: XBZ). Due to an incorrect assembly repair process, the auxiliary battery wire terminal connection may overheat.

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