Ram recalls 30k trucks over faulty turn signals

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Report Receipt Date: JUN 04, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V237000 Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING Potential Number of Units Affected: 30,197
All Products Associated with this Recall
RAM 1500 2013 RAM 2500 2013 RAM 3500 2013
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
SUMMARY
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured September 9, 2012, through March 5, 2013 and equipped with optional premium tail lamps. In the affected vehicles, the turn signal indicator may not flash at a double rate to give a notification to the driver of a turn signal malfunction. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
CONSEQUENCE
Without a warning that the turn signal is malfunctioning, the driver would continue to use the vehicle, unaware that other drivers on the road are not being notified that the vehicle is turning, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Central Body Controller software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N35.
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