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Brining the grand total for 2015 up to 12 million vehicles recalled, FCA is calling back upwards of 1.7 million trucks in three separate campaigns, two of which feature the 1500.

First, 1.35 million 2012-2014 1500, 2500, 3500 pickups and 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab and chassis because a wiring harness could potentially come into contact with a spring, the subsequent wear can trigger a short circuit, deploying airbags without warning. Two injuries have been reported.

Next are 188,000 2014-15 Ram 1500 Quad Cab pickups which are being recalled for side curtain airbags that are not compliant with federal rules.

Lastly and unrelated to the 1500 are 193,000 2013-2014 Ram 2500/3500's to repair bracket welds that could potentially lead to steering problems.

FCA will be bringing in an outside consultant to review how it handles auto safety.
 

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As late as the Rebel was manufactured I hope these aren't issues for us. You can easily keep up with recalls using Moparownerconnect.com. I don't see these listed on my recalls page. Just the uconnect software update shows up, though it shouldn't be since my uconnect software is a later version than listed in the recall notice.
 

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According to my brother that works @ Dodge City in Warren, Mi. & my understanding, anything built before May of 2015.
 
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From what they had on jalopnik, this is really just an inspect to make sure thing, exactly what they SHOULD be doing. It doesn't sound like its a major issue as there have only been two "injuries" from it.


Investigation by FCA US discovered certain trucks may have steering-wheel wiring harnesses that wear because of contact with a spring. Such wear may cause a short-circuit that may lead to inadvertent driver-side air-bag deployment.

The Company is aware of two related injuries, but no accidents. An analysis of warranty data linked to steering-wheel wiring harnesses determined less than one percent of all such repairs involved inadvertent air-bag deployment.

The condition, which may be signaled by illumination of the air-bag warning light, relates to vehicles equipped with an Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) and may not be present in every vehicle subject to the recall. But FCA US will, at no charge to customers, inspect every affected vehicle and, as required, tie back its wiring harness and install protective caps on its air-bag retainer spring-ends.



If that is true, thats literally just a hand full of vehicles.
 

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Nowadays it seems like they catch things quick enough that it is very few units affected, or it is a software issue that is super easy to fix through an update. Too bad they couldn't catch it before there were injuries though .
 
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