US NHTSA Recalls: Chrysler 3500, 4500 & 5500 Cab Chassis


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of twenty-nine (29) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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Additional information:

Among the twenty-nine (29) recalls the NHTSA announced this June, comes news of the following:

Logo - Chrysler (FCA US LLC)Chrysler (FCA US LLC), an Auburn Hills, Michigan establishment and a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of Amsterdam, Netherlands has recalled an estimated 447,985 model year 2012-2021 RAM 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Wheels – Wheel Studs may break

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V398000 reports incorrect information in the Service and Owner’s Manuals may cause the Flanged Lug Nuts to be over-tightened, which could result in a broken Wheel Stud and possible wheel separation.

According to the NHTSA, wheel separation can cause a vehicle 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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Authorized Chrysler Dealers will update the torque specification in the Owner’s Manual and other published service documents. Dealers will also inspect the vehicle’s Wheel Studs, replacing them if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 16, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-853-1403 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. FCA US’s designations for this recall are Y26 and Y36.

==> 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 Chrysler (FCA US LLC), please search for “Chrysler” 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 Fire hazards, please search for “fire” 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 Burn hazards, please search for “burn” 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: 21V398000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14530-2021
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General information:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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