RAM 5500 2012: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
|Make : RAM||Model : 5500||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2009-03-27 - 2013-09-05|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V635000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-27||Date Received by ODI: 2014-10-08||Date Added to Database: 2014-10-08|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: P65|
|Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 315325|
Chrysler Group LLC "Chrysler" is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Ram 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500 trucks manufactured March 27, 2009, to September 5, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the electrical connectors of the diesel fuel heater may overheat.
If the connectors overheat, the fuel heater may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the harness side connector with a silver plated beryllium copper terminal service kit, and inspect the fuel heater for leaks, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. Chrysler issued interim notification to owners on December 8, 2014. The recall began on April 27, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P65.
|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.