GMC 1500 2014: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : GMC Model : 1500 Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-08-08 - 2015-07-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V517000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-10-08 Date Received by ODI: 2015-08-14 Date Added to Database: 2015-08-14
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R43
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1655
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ram 1500 diesel 4x2 trucks manufactured August 8, 2013, to July 2, 2015. The affected vehicles have a battery harness that may rub against the frame bracket for the right engine mount resulting in an electrical short.
Consequence:
      If the harness shorts, the vehicle may stall and there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to confirm that the battery harness is correctly routed and secured. Any harness that shows evidence of wear will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on October 8, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R43.
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.