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Recall roundup: Ram Promaster for throttle problems

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Recall roundup: Ram Promaster for throttle problems

The Chrysler Group has recently announced a recall for almost 10,000 units of the Ram Promaster, because of a problem with the model’s throttle pedal.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 9,655 units of the Ram Promaster will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the throttle pedal problem fixed. The NHTSA says that the issue has been discovered while undergoing testing, not being the source of unwanted events.

From the 9,655 units which have been affected by this recall, 7,935 are located in the United States, 1,437 in Canada and 283 in Mexico. Not all vehicles have been delivered to their customers. The recall is expected to start soon but if you have any questions on it, you can contact the car manufacturer.

The Ram Promaster has been introduced back in late 2012 and it’s basically a modified version of the Fiat Ducato. The model has high and low roofs and wheelbases which are ranging between 118 inches and 159 inches. Power is provided by a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, with 280 HP (209 kW) and 352 Nm (260 lb-ft) of torque, or by a 3.0L four-cylinder diesel, with its 174 HP (130 kW) and 399 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. Prices for the model start at 26,303 USD and they can go up to 36,150 USD.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 - filed under Chrysler, News, Safety. Image credit: .
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