HME RAM 5500 2018: WHEELS

General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 21V807000

Make Model Year
HME RAM 5500 2018
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2022-05-20 2021-10-15 2021-10-15

Manufacturers Involved: HME, Inc.

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 21V-398

Component: WHEELS

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


HME, Inc. "HME" is recalling certain 2018-2020 Ram 5500 emergency vehicles. The flanged wheel lug nuts may have been over-tightened during service.


An over-tightened lug nut may cause the wheel stud to break, resulting in wheel separation and increasing the risk of a crash.


Dealers will update the torque specification in the owner's manual and other published service documents. Dealers will also inspect the vehicle's wheel studs, replacing them if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 25, 2022. Owners may contact HME's customer service at 1-616-534-1463.


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