RAM recalls * USA
* Michigan - Ram recalls nearly 1,000 trucks to repair powertrain defect
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 889 Ram trucks because of a flaw in the manufacturing of a transfer case – a key component that distributes power in a four-wheel-drive vehicle... The recall affects Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cab trucks mostly manufactured in the latter half of last year.,, The transfer case in these vehicle may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that cause a shaft fracture, according to documents FCA filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The defect could cause the truck to stall, possibly creating a crash... Additionally, the driver may be unable to place the truck in park, increasing the risk of a vehicle rollaway...
(Photo: FCA - 2016 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab) -- Dearborn Hill, MICH, USA - Trucks.com, by JERRY HIRSCH - AUGUST 15, 2016