Monday, December 2, 2019

Its Shop Time Mondays: Dodge, FIAT, Lincoln And RAM Are Being Recall



1. NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V814000
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 556,399
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500, and 2020 Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Sierra 2500, and Sierra 3500 vehicles equipped with carpet floor covering. 


When the front seat belt pretensioners deploy, hot gas may vent through an opening in the pretensioner bracket, possibly igniting the carpet.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will close off the opening in the pretensioner bracket, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-888-988-7267. GM's number for this recall is N192270600.


2. NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V813000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 528,594
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2013 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with a 3.6, 5.7, or 6.4 liter engine and previously recalled under NHTSA Recall 14V530 or 15V115. The fuel pump relay inside the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM-7) may fail, causing the vehicle to stall without warning.
Remedy
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk will be mailed beginning January 3, 2020. Vehicles that experience a fuel pump failure will receive an interim repair. Owners will receive a second notice when the final remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V62.

3. NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V818000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,128
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ram ProMaster vehicles equipped with 3.0L diesel or 3.6L gasoline engines and air conditioning (A/C). The engine cooling fan may seize which can cause the cooling fan motor to overheat.
Remedy
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are scheduled to begin mailing on or before January 4, 2020. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB2.

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 72,718
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger trucks. The inline electrical connector terminals for the rear lights may be misaligned or not properly seated, potentially causing the rear lights to function intermittently or not at all.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inline connector for loose terminals and replace the connectors, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S43.

5. Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 54,411
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Lincoln MKX vehicles equipped with 3.7L engines. The battery positive cable harness may contact the transmission shifter cable bracket resulting in a short circuit.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the battery harness clips and elbow guide, and install a wire channel shield and protective sleeve to the battery cable harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are scheduled to begin mailing on December 2, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available, currently expected to be in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S41.

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 51,788
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Fiat 500 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions. The shifter cable bushing may fail allowing the cable to detach from the transmission.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable adjuster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 4, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB4.

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