US NHTSA Recalls: Excellance RAM 4500/5500 Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, February 4, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of forty (40) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty (40) recalls the NHTSA announced in January 2021, came news of the following:

Logo - Excellance Inc.Excellance, Inc. (“Excellance”), a Madison, Alabama establishment has recalled an estimated 397 model year 2019-2020 Excellance-modified RAM 4500/5500 vehicles to be equipped with CLASS Suspension Systems. marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Hydraulic – Brake Line routing may cause wear and fluid leak

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V023000 reports in the affected Suspension Systems, the Rear Brake Caliper Flexible Line may have been routed so that it contacts a suspension component, possibly causing excessive wear and a loss of Rear Brakes.

According to the NHTSA, a worn Rear Brake Caliper Flexible Line may cause Brake Fluid leakage that may result in a partial or complete loss of the Rear Brakes, increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Excellance will notify registered owners, and dealers will install a kit to remedy any damage and to prevent any future damage, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification.

Owners may contact Excellance Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-882-9799 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Excellance, Inc., please search for “Excellance” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or under the RAM Trucks brand, please search for “RAM” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or under the Dodge brand, please search for “Dodge” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V023000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14053-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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