RAM 1500 2019: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

Make : RAM Model : 1500 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2013-06-12 - 2019-10-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V757000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2019-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2019-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VB1
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 107980
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2014-2019 Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic Pickup trucks equipped with 3.0L Eco Diesel engines. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation "EGR" cooler may crack and allow pre-heated vaporized coolant to enter the EGR system. This mixture may combust inside the intake manifold.
Consequence:
      Combustion in the intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EGR cooler, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and, as necessary, replace the intake manifold. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed starting November 21, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available anticipated in the second quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB1.
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.