RAM 1500 2016: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
|Make : RAM||Model : 1500||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2014-07-31 - 2017-12-15|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V486000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-17||Date Received by ODI: 2018-07-27||Date Added to Database: 2018-07-27|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: U74|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1149237|
Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and either a 5 foot, 7 inch or 6 foot, 4 inch bed. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.
If the tailgate latch releases and the tailgate opens while driving, cargo may fall out, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicle, free of charge. The recall began September 17, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U74.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:|
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.