Recall roundup: Ram pickup trucks in the U.S. image

The North American based automaker Chrysler has recently announced a recall for the Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks, because of a problem with the turn signal indicators.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 30,197 units of the Ram 1500, Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the turn signal indicators solved.

“In the affected vehicles, the turn signal indicator may not flash at a double rate to give a notification to the driver of a turn signal malfunction. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, ‘Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment’”, as the NHTSA says in its summary of the problem.

The affected Ram pickup trucks have been produced between the 9th of September, 2012, and the 5th of March, 2013, and they have been equipped with the optional premium taillights. Owners of the vehicles will be notified by Chrysler and the company’s dealers will reprogram the Central Body Controller software, free of charge. For more questions on this recall you can contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.