June 7, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
FCA US is willingly recalling an estimated 295,981 vehicles in a U.S. to assistance safeguard a duty of certain patience systems.
An FCA US review detected certain vehicles are versed with passenger patience control modules that might not scrupulously reset when their engines are incited off. This program blunder might inadvertently invalidate atmosphere bags and chair belt pretensioners, creation these inclination taken in a collision.
Data collected by FCA US prove a intensity for such an eventuality is rarely remote. Further, a Company is unknowingly of any associated injuries or accidents.
Nevertheless, FCA US is conducting this remember out of an contentment of counsel and urges customers, as always, to follow a instructions on their remember notices.
Affected are certain model-year 2019 Ram 1500 pickups, scarcely one-third of that are still in play hands. Twenty-six model-year 2020 vehicles also are in a remember population, though these are pre-production trucks in a Company’s control.
Service, that is giveaway of charge, is approaching to be accessible this month. Customers will be suggested accordingly; those with questions might call 1-800-853-1403.
If a car has exhibited a defect, an instrument-panel warning light might illuminate. Technicians will reinstate modules in such cases; otherwise, they will refurbish a module’s software.
Additional vehicles will be theme to remember in Canada (est. 38,884), Mexico (est. 1,817) and certain markets outward North America (est. 6,154).