2019 Ram 1500 Recalled As Brake Pedals Could Break Away From Assembly

FCA is calling back a number of Ram 1500 pickups over a very serious concern: their brake pedals could detach from the assembly.

Discovered during an internal investigation, the issue might occur when the electrically adjustable pedals are being set to their rear-most position. Thus, the company advises owners to refrain from using this feature until their rides are serviced, and especially not while driving, something that’s also specified in the manual.

No accidents or injuries have been reported so far related to this condition, which could affect an estimated 193,813 units of the 2019 Ram 1500 in the U.S. market. Another 22,111 pickup trucks are being subjected to the safety campaign in Canada, 783 in Mexico and 5,487 outside the NAFTA region. The recall doesn’t include the 1500 Classic, however, and more than a third of the trucks are said to be in dealer hands and will be fixed before being delivered to customers.

Ram recall No2 involve older HD trucks

A separate recall campaign announced by FCA involves 573,876 heavy-duty trucks in the United States, 62,734 in Canada, 17,682 in Mexico and 5,837 outside North America. Limited to the 2013-2017 Ram 3500, 2014-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500, it addresses another serious concern: steering loss.

This issue was also discovered during an internal investigation and refers to “a specific steering-linkage configuration” that “may separate over time”. One injury and eight accidents could, according to the company, be related to this problem.

FCA didn’t say when owners will be notified in either of the two recalls, but will answer any questions as long as they call their U.S. Recall Information Center at 1-800-853-1403.

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  • kachuks

    And this is why I prefer vehicles with the least amount of convenience features. Less things to go wrong.

  • Jay

    Oh come on RAM. It just came out, you could’ve at least made it last a few more months.

    • Mr. EP9

      They just wanted to get out ahead before Ford and GM have their first batch of recalls.

      • dumblikeyou2

        Sorry, but FCA’s recalls are by and large much more ridiculous than what Ford or GM release. Bad welds in the Wrangler? Major parts that break off? That’s not stuff you should expect to deal with in the 21st century.

  • TheBelltower

    You’d think that these trucks that try so hard to look tough would at least be a little bit durable.

  • Six Thousand Times

    Khrysler Kwality.

  • PhilMcGraw

    This is the problem I have with FCA Products: some of them look so good but their quality has me never even thinking about seriously owning one. I’m not saying they need to have Toyota/Lexus reliability but at least maybe a Mazda or Audi quality.

    • dumblikeyou2

      You’re being too kind. They don’t even come close to Mazda or even Audi. It’s not reliability as much as structural integrity.

    • Ken Lyns

      LMAO Audi “quality”

  • Bash

    Put that aside, lets just all agree that those features pics is awesome. this is the best looking truck ever.

    • Jay

      Yes but now it’s reliability needs to look as good.

    • Craig

      I don’t get nearly as worked up about recalls as some people. Just think of the incredible number of things that could go wrong. I’m surprised most all-new vehicles [especially] are as reliable as they are. This recall would NOT keep me from buying a RAM.

      • Bash

        Same here man, it won’t stop me either, even if the salesman tells me about this!

    • Ken Lyns

      Yes. Chrysler has for decades used styling to compensate for crap reliability. And millions of buyers fall for it year after year. But I suppose the Germans are no better at this.

  • LJ

    GMC May have a multifunction tailgate, but RAM has multimalfunction brake pedals.

  • dumblikeyou2

    Oh FCA, you’re so…..special.

    • mm ds

      special for what ?

      incident issues ? come on~~~~~~~~ give me a break

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