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
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
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.
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.