Recall List for the 2016 Ram 4500

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Ram 4500 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ram service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ram customer service.

  1. 2016 Ram 4500 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE) NHTSA Campaign #16V495000

    • Date Announced: JULY 01, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 889

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture.

    Consequence: If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the driver may be unable to place the vehicle in PARK, increasing the risk of a vehicle rollaway.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer case, free of charge. The recall began on August 11, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S48. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V495000 »

  2. 2016 Ram 4500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE NHTSA Campaign #15V592000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 41

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis and 4500/5500 Cab Chassis trucks manufactured July 31, 2015, to August 13, 2015 and equipped with a 6.7L Cummins Diesel engine. In the affected vehicles, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may short circuit, causing the engine to stall without warning.

    Consequence: An engine that stalls without warning increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECM, free of charge. The recall began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R52. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V592000 »

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