SPRINTER 2500 2014: STEERING

Make : SPRINTER Model : 2500 Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-10-09 - 2014-07-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V541000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-02-24 Date Received by ODI: 2015-08-26 Date Added to Database: 2015-08-26
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R46
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 149080
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2014 Ram 2500 trucks and 2013-2014 Ram 3500 trucks and cab chassis manufactured October 9, 2012, to July 29, 2014. The affected vehicles may have inadequate welds securing the front track bar frame brackets, which may result in the bracket components separating from the frame.
Consequence:
      If the bracket components separate from the frame, the vehicle may be more difficult to steer and control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and install a reinforcement bracket over the front track bar bracket. This recall began on February 24, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R46.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.