Ram 1500 Recall 10V656000
Chrysler Recalls 2011 Ram 1500 Trucks Because the Rear Axle May Seize
Drive Train, December 24, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview
Chrysler is recalling certain 2011 Ram 1500 trucks because a rear axle bearing may fail, causing the axle to seize. Failure of the axle may cause the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will perform the necessary repairs free of charge.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2011
Manufacturer's Report Date: December 24, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V656000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected: 56,611
Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 RAM 1500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH DECEMBER 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE EXPERIENCE A NOISE (GROWL, GRIND) COMING FROM THE REAR AXLE BEARING WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY SEIZE.
Consequence: A FAILURE OF THE BEARING COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration