Stellantis North America is recalling certain 2021 Ram 2500, 3500, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with a Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel engine. For this Ram recall, an electrical short may occur in the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay, which could result in a vehicle fire.
A vehicle fire increases the risk of injury.
Trucks with this engine in the 2013-2017 model year had been previously recalled, also due to fire issues. In that instance the Ram recall pertained to the bearing in the water pump, which could fail and overheat.
Toe remedy your vehicle, your dealer will install a protective barrier on the relay, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2021. Owners may contact Stellantis North American customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Stellantis’s number for this recall is Y08.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V163000
Manufacturer Stellantis North America
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 19,214
Editor’s note: This information was copied directly from the NHTSA website. If you have questions or concerns about this recall, please contact Stellantis North America directly.