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Recall: 2012 Ram (1500): EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]12V192000[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2012
    MFG Campaign #: M14

    Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
    Begin Date of MFG: 1/5/2012
    End Date of MFG: 1/6/2012
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: T

    Number of units affected: 129
    Date owner notified by MFG: 5/25/2012

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

    Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 RAM 1500 TRUCKS, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 5, 2012 THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2012. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE A SPARE TIRE THAT DOES NOT MATCH THE SPECIFICATIONS LISTED ON THE TIRE PLACARD. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.”

    Consequence Summary: IF INSTALLED, THE INCORRECTLY SIZED SPARE TIRE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY ACTIVATE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM, ALTERING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ESC SYSTEM, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR VEHICLES AS NECCESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 25, 2012. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

    Recall Notes: CHRYSLER’S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS M14. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.[/FONT]
     

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