GMC 1500 2016: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

Make : GMC Model : 1500 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-08-03 - 2015-08-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V663000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-12-02 Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-16 Date Added to Database: 2015-10-16
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R58
Component: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 253
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 1500 trucks with a 5.7L engine and dual exhaust manufactured August 3, 2015, to August 10, 2015. The affected vehicles may be missing a heat shield for the spare tire.
Consequence:
      Without a heat shield, heat from the exhaust system may damage the spare tire. When used, the damaged tire may have a tread separation or side wall rupture, resulting in a loss of control and an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a spare tire heat shield if the vehicle is missing one. Vehicles that have already been sold with an excess of 50 miles will also have their spare tires replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on December 2, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R58.
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.