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07-18-2013, 10:30 AM #1
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Recall: 2013 RAM 1500 4x4 trucks - ESC system may be disabled when starting vehicle
RECALL Subject : Electronic Stability Control may be Disabled
Report Receipt Date: JUL 02, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V287000
Component(s): ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 45,961
Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
DODGE RAM 1500 2013
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 RAM 1500 4x4 trucks manufactured June 26, 2012, through February 5, 2013. Due to a software issue with the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) module, the ESC system may be disabled when the vehicle is started.
A disabled ESC system may result in loss of directional control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the ESC module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N37.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)