RAM 5500 2008: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
|Make : RAM||Model : 5500||Year : 2008|
|Build Dates : 2007-06-13 - 2010-02-16|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V739000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-23||Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-13||Date Added to Database: 2016-10-13|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: S68|
|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 74811|
Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Charger Police vehicles, 2007-2013 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, 2008-2013 RAM 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis, and 2013 RAM 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles have a 220 amp alternator that may suddenly fail.
If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. There is also the possibility that the alternator may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the alternator with a revised alternator, free of charge. The recall began on December 23, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S68.
|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.