Close

Recall 15V223000

Side Air Bags Fail To Deploy Properly In An Accident

Recall Details

The side air bag curtains may not deploy properly in a crash due to an installation issue. Dealers will modify the installation of the side air bag curtains free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The side curtain air bags may not deploy properly in an accident due to an issue with their installation. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R19.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 15, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 15, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,408
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V223000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ram ProMaster City vehicles manufactured November 6, 2014, to March 17, 2015. The affected cargo and passenger vehicles have side air bag inflatable curtains that, due to an installation issue, may not deploy properly. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 214, "Side Impact Protection."
Consequence
In the event of a crash, side air bag inflatable curtains that do not deploy properly may increase the risk of vehicle occupant injury.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will modify the installation of side air bag inflatable curtains , free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 12, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R19.
Notify
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.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration