RAM 1500 2018: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : RAM Model : 1500 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-03-16 - 2018-04-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V324000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-06-13 Date Received by ODI: 2019-04-25 Date Added to Database: 2019-04-25
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: V48
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10160
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks. The rear driveshaft may have an incomplete weld fusion between the tube and tube yoke, which may lead to weld cracking or the driveshaft fracturing.
Consequence:
      A fractured rear driveshaft could detach from the vehicle and become a road hazard, or it may result in a loss of drive power, both of which can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began June 13, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The FCA US recall number is V48.
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.