December 13, 2013

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigation (ODI)

A recall has been issued for approximately 707,176 Dodge RAM vehicles manufactured from February 12, 2002 through February 13, 2008, due to an auto defect that causes the left tie rod assembly to break.  The following vehicles are included in the recall class: 2003-2008 Dodge RAM 2500 4x4 and 3500 4x4, 2007-2008 Dodge RAM 3500 4x2 Cab Chassis and 2006-2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Mega Cab 4x4 trucks.  A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of an automobile accident. 

This recall is expected to begin sometime in December 2013.  Dealers will inspect the vehicle and perform the necessary service free of charge.  Owners may contact Chrysler directly at 1-800-247-9753 and reference safety recall no. N62.  Additional details can also be found by referencing NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V528000. 

Owners are encouraged to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov with any questions or concerns surrounding these or any other recalls or safety campaigns.