Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 3, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V122000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

6,143

Summary:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 6, 2013. The engine cover may trap an excessive amount of heat under the cover.

Consequence:

The excessive heat under the engine cover may result in an under hood fire.

Remedy:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing engine cover with one that is a different design, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N19.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 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