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The recall information below is provided directly from the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 15V661000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 14, 2015
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 61859


Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured June 17, 2015, to September 28, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been built with rear axles that were incorrectly heat treated.

Consequence:
If the rear axle shaft was not properly heated treated, it may fracture and a wheel separation could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the axle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R59.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUN 16, 2015 to SEP 27, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
R59

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