Monday, March 19, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Dodge, Nissan, Lincoln And Ram Are In The Hot Seat

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V160000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 270,254
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Dodge Ram 1500 trucks currently, or ever registered, in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Exposure to environmental conditions such as water mixed with road salt may cause the front fuel tank strap frame "T-Slot" bracket to corrode, possibly causing the fuel tank to drop and make contact with the ground.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will bolt a bracket reinforcement to the frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U04.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V156000
Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 49,385
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Nissan Juke vehicles previously remedied under recall 12V-069. During that recall remedy, the fuel pressure sensor may not have been properly tightened, potentially causing the sensor to loosen and leak fuel.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel pressure sensor to the proper torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2018. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

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