RAM PROMASTER 2014: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
|Make : RAM||Model : PROMASTER||Year : 2014|
|Build Dates : 2013-07-01 - 2013-12-10|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V032000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2014-03-27||Date Received by ODI: 2014-02-04||Date Added to Database: 2014-02-04|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: P02|
|Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7935|
Chrysler Group LLC "Chrysler" is recalling certain model year 2014 Ram ProMaster vehicles manufactured July 1, 2013, through December 10, 2013. In the affected vehicles, if the accelerator pedal is pushed downward at a certain angle, the pedal may get stuck in the wide open throttle position due to interference with the accelerator pedal stopper.
A stuck accelerator pedal can result in uncontrolled acceleration, increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will replace the accelerator pedal stopper with a larger one, free of charge. The recall is began on March 27, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P02. Note: These vehicles are equipped with a brake override system. In the event a pedal is trapped, pushing on the brake pedal will brake the vehicle and enable the driver to slow and stop and turn off the vehicle.
|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.