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Ram 1500 recall: 132k trucks recalled for engine stall


Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram 1500 vehicles equipped with 5.7L eTorque engines. For this Ram 1500 recall, the powertrain control module software may cause an incorrect fuel mixture condition in the engine, and result in an engine stall.

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Dealers will update the Powertrain Control Module calibration software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 2, 2023. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is 37A.

We previously reported that the 2021 Ram 1500 had been recalled for the backup camera and a tailgate that may open while driving. The 2021 Ram 1500 currently has 10 recalls. If you own 2021 Ram 1500 be sure to consult the NHTSA recalls portion of the website and type in the specific VIN of your truck to see if this current recall applies to your vehicle. Also, please be aware, there is a notice on this vehicle to stop driving it immediately if it is a part of an earlier recall due to the brake pedal detaching.

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.nhtsa.gov.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V265000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 131,700

Editor’s note: This information was copied directly from the NHTSA website. If you have questions or concerns about this Ram 1500 recall, please contact Stellantis North America (formerly known as FCA US, LLC) directly.


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