US NHTSA Recalls: Ram ProMaster Vans


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, October 20, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of ninety-three (93) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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

Additional information:

Among the ninety-three (93) recalls the NHTSA announced in September came 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 8,379 model year 2021 Ram ProMaster City and Ram ProMaster Vans marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Seat Belts – Seat Belt Locking Retractor malfunction in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 208

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V699000 reports the Seat Belt Automatic Locking Retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the Child Restraint System from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

According to the NHTSA, an unsecured Child Restraint System can increase the risk of injury during a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

Logo - Ram==> 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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Proposed Remedy:
Authorized Chrysler Dealers will inspect and replace the Seat Belt Retractors as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 29, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US LLC 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 LLC’s designation for this recall is Y61.

==> 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 for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, please search for “Fiat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Ram ProMaster make, please search for “ProMaster” 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 Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” 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: 21V699000
Recalls Direct RIN: 15026-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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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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