Monday, August 6, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Ram Truck Tailgates May Open Up



NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V486000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components STRUCTURE, LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,149,237
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and either a 5 foot, 7 inch or 6 foot, 4 inch bed. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 14, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U74.

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