Recall: 2010-2011 Ram (2500): POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]10V616000 [/FONT]
[FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
Model: RAM 2500
Model Year: 2010-2011
MFG Campaign #: K33

Description: POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 76,122
Date owner notified by MFG: 12/7/2010

Recall Initiator: MFR
MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 DODGE RAM TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2009 THROUGH OCTOBER 2010. SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DIESEL ENGINE AND A HYDROBOOST BRAKE SYSTEM MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH A POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP WITH EXCESSIVE VENT PRESSURE LEVELS THAT MAY RESULT IN BRAKE PEDALS THAT ARE SLOW TO RETURN.

Consequence Summary: BRAKE LIGHTS THAT ARE SLOW TO EXTINGUISH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Recall Notes: CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. K33 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153). [/FONT]
 

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