RAM 3500 2016: POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
|Make : RAM||Model : 3500||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2015-07-24 - 2016-01-07|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V495000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-11||Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-01||Date Added to Database: 2016-07-01|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: S48|
|Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 889|
Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture.
If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the driver may be unable to place the vehicle in PARK, increasing the risk of a vehicle rollaway.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer case, free of charge. The recall began on August 11, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S48.
|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.