Chrysler Recall of Certain 2011 RAM 1500 Trucks

Washington, D.C.—(ENEWSPF)—December 30, 2010

Potential Number of Units Affected: 56,611

Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011 RAM 1500 trucks manufactured from September 2009 through December 2010. Some vehicles may experience a noise (growl, grind) coming from the rear axle bearing which could eventually seize.

Consequence:
A failure of the bearing could cause the vehicle to stall increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners and repair as necessary free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during February 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov