General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 21V163000

Make Model Year
RAM 4500 2021
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2021-05-03 2021-03-11 2021-03-12

Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)

Manufacturer Campaign Number: Y08


Potential Number Of Units Affected: 19214

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


Chrysler "FCA US, LLC" is recalling certain 2021 Ram 2500, 3500, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine. An electrical short may occur in the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay, which could result in a vehicle fire.


A vehicle fire increases the risk of injury.


Dealers will inspect and, if needed, replace the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay ""Relay""; if FCA US Recall ID Y08 "NHTSA Recall ID 21V-163" is open, then insulating material will be applied to the Relay after inspection. Customers are advised to not park these vehicles inside of buildings or structures, or near other vehicles until the vehicle has the final repair completed. Owner notification letters were mailed November 10, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Y76. Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC's number for this recall is Y08. This recall has been superseded by recall number 21V-798.


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.