2021-23 Ram truck vehicles are susceptible to engine fire risks caused by a faulty electrical connector. Here’s what you need to know about the 2021-23 Ram Truck Recall and how it could affect you and your vehicle. But before we dive into the details, let’s understand the inside story.
Key Details – Ram Trucks Engine Issue
The issue resides in the fuse box connection for the intake heater-grid relay, and it can cause poor electrical connections, leading to a potential fire. Owners of 2021-2023 Ram 2500 and 3500 HD pickups, as well as the heavy-duty 3500, 4500, and 5500 chassis cabs equipped with Cummins 6.7-liter turbo-diesel engines, should take note; this recall is also for previous generation heater grid relays. This is not the first time Ram has issued a recall concerning this issue. However, the new recall will replace the intake heater-grid relay for free with a more durable design that is less susceptible.
Potential Risks Associated
Many life-threatening risks are associated with the faulty electrical connectors of Ram trucks. A poor connection can lead to a short circuit, resulting in an engine fire or excessive exhaust smoke. It could also vibrate or create noise from the engine, leading to vehicle damage and component failure. The main risk associated with this issue is that it can cause a fire in your engine. As mentioned earlier, improper electrical connections can lead to overheating and a potential fire. Here are some signs to look out for if you think your vehicle may be affected by this recall:
- Unusual noises are coming from the engine.
- Excessive smoke coming from the exhaust.
- Unexpected loss of power or performance.
- Warning lights illuminate on your dashboard.
Actions to Take
If you own any of the Ram trucks mentioned above, you should take immediate action. Contact your local dealership and schedule an appointment to have your vehicle inspected and repaired. If the parts are available, the repair will be free of charge, as it is covered under the recall. It is important that you follow through with this inspection and repair to reduce any risk associated with these faulty electrical connectors.
The 2021-23 Ram Trucks Recall is a serious issue that needs to be addressed by vehicle owners. It is important to note that this recall affects various Ram truck models, so make sure your vehicle is affected or not. If they are, contact your local dealership immediately and have them inspected and repaired free of charge. To protect your vehicle from potential engine fire risks, be sure to follow through with the necessary inspections and repairs. Keep yourself and your car safe!
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