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Recall 17V562000

Water Pump Leaks Coolant Causing Fire Hazard

Recall Details

The water pump manufactured by Concentric for the 6.7L Turbo Diesel Cummins engine may leak coolant. Dealers will replace the water pump free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The water pump of the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine may leak coolant due to a manufacturing issue. This increases risk of an engine fire.

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 November, 2017. 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 T51.

Engine, September 12, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 12, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
443,712
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V562000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2013-2017 RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines that have Concentric-brand water pumps without a vent hole. These water pumps may leak coolant.
Consequence
The leaking water pump can increase the risk of an engine compartment fire.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 1, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T51.
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.
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