2012 DODGE RAM 3500

Report Date:
November 06, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V529000
Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Summary:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 RAM 2500 4X4 and 3500 4X4 trucks, 2008-2012 Dodge RAM 3500 4x2 Cab Chassis, and model year 2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Mega Cab 4x4. The left tie rod assembly may break.

Consequence Summary:
A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler notified owners in January 2014. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. Vehicles will be inspected to determine if they require repair. The repair involves replacement of the steering linkage assembly. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49

2012 DODGE RAM 3500

Report Date:
August 06, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V344000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012 RAM 3500 trucks manufactured May 4, 2012, through August 7, 2012; and model year 2012 RAM 4500 and 5500 trucks manufactured May 3, 2012, through August 7, 2012. Due to a loose snap ring inside the transmission, there may be a loss of power transfer through the transmission to the wheels.

Consequence Summary:
An unexpected loss of power transfer may increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission assembly free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N50.