GMC 1500 2016: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
|Make : GMC||Model : 1500||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2015-06-17 - 2015-09-28|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V661000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-11-23||Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-15||Date Added to Database: 2015-10-15|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: R59|
|Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 61859|
Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured June 17, 2015, to September 28, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been built with rear axles that were incorrectly heat treated.
If the rear axle shaft was not properly heated treated, it may fracture and a wheel separation could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the axle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R59.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.