Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 2, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V287000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

45,961

Summary:

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 RAM 1500 4x4 trucks manufactured June 26, 2012, through February 5, 2013. Due to a software issue with the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) module, the ESC system may be disabled when the vehicle is started.

Consequence:

A disabled ESC system may result in loss of directional control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the ESC module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N37.

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 www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration