CHEVROLET 5500 2012: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : CHEVROLET Model : 5500 Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2012-02-02 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V239000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-05-01 Date Received by ODI: 2013-06-04 Date Added to Database: 2013-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N26
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5622
Summary:
      Chrysler Group LLC "Chrysler" is recalling certain model year 2012 RAM 4500 and 5500 trucks manufactured February 2, 2012, to December 22, 2012. Due to a welding issue with the front axle carrier, the front drive shaft may fracture and result in a loss of motive power and damage to surrounding components if the shaft continues to spin.
Consequence:
      Damage to other components, or sudden loss of drive power may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace or repair the front axle assembly, free of charge. The recall began on May 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N26.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.