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
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      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.
Remedy:
      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
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.