Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall for the Dodge Ram 5500.
Description of Recall
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012 Ram 3500 trucks manufactured may 4, 2012, through August 7, 2012; and model year 2012 Ram 4500 and 5500 trucks manufactured may 3, 2012, through August 7, 2012. Due to a loose snap ring inside the transmission, there may be a loss of power transfer through the transmission to the wheels.
Severity of the Defect
An unexpected loss of power transfer may increase the risk of a crash.
Dodge’s Recommended Action
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission assembly free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is n50.