RAM 3500 2013: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
|Make : RAM||Model : 3500||Year : 2013|
|Build Dates : 2013-01-07 - 2013-03-06|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V122000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2013-08-15||Date Received by ODI: 2013-04-03||Date Added to Database: 2013-04-09|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: N19|
|Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6143|
Chrysler Group LLC "Chrysler" is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 6, 2013. The engine cover may trap an excessive amount of heat under the cover.
The excessive heat under the engine cover may result in an under hood fire.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing engine cover with one that is a different design, free of charge. An interim letter was mailed on May 31, 2013. A second letter was mailed to owners with instructions on how to obtain the free remedy on August 15, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N19.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.