RAM 1500 2018: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
|Make : RAM||Model : 1500||Year : 2018|
|Build Dates : 2018-04-23 - 2018-08-08|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V556000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-26||Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-23||Date Added to Database: 2018-08-27|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: U88|
|Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4171|
Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2018-2019 RAM 1500 trucks. The rear differential may have been insufficiently filled, possibly resulting in its failure.
If the rear axle assembly fails, it can cause a loss of drive or the rear wheels may lock up. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle oil level. Rear axles with an insufficient amount of oil will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U88.
|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.