Fiat Chrysler recalls 443000 Ram pickups over fire concerns

Ram Recalls Nearly 500000 Trucks

Ram Recalls Nearly 500000 Trucks

No injuries or fatalities tied to problem, FCA says. The recall is limited to trucks with 6.7-liter engines and the company no longer equips vehicles with that water pump.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will voluntarily recall more than 443,000 heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks in the U.S.to replace a faulty water pump, the automaker said on Tuesday. The affected vehicles include the 2013-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups, as well as the 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs.

The auto company said it no longer uses the water-pumps in question and no other vehicles are being recalled at this time.

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Another 46,220 Ram trucks in Canada and 4,485 units outside of North America are included in the recall. Customer reports led FCA to discover a water pump bearing that, in certain conditions, might overheat and cause a fire in the engine compartment.

In some cases, the water pump problems activate a warning light on the dashboard. The action isn't the first one this year involving Ram pickups.

What Owners Should Do: FCA will begin notifying owners October 20. FCA said there have been no reported injuries or accidents; a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is not yet available.

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