Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall for the Dodge Ram 1500.
Description of Recall
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Dodge Ram 2500 4×4 and 3500 4×4, model year 2007-2008 Dodge Ram 3500 4×2 cab chassis and model year 2006-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 mega cab 4×4 trucks manufactured February 12, 2002, through February 13, 2008. The left tie rod assembly may break.
Severity of the Defect
A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dodge’s Recommended Action
Chrysler notified owners in December 2013 and offered through its dealers installation of a new left tie rod assembly, free of charge. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy progRam due to parts quality concerns. Chrysler expects to reinitiate the recall remedy campaign, but with limited parts availability, on or about the week of April 14, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is n62.