Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab chassis built with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. Inadequate warmup protection is the issue causing this RAM Chassis Cab Recall which can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture the engine block.
Chrysler will notify owners about the RAM Chassis Cab Recall , and dealers will flash the engine calibration software to enhance the engine warm up protection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is W57.
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. Owner’s may also contact Management at BigRigVIN in order to get more information about this RAM Chassis Cab Recall , or any other recall.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V511000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 32,318
Summary Inadequate Warmup Protection. A damaged engine block may leak oil, which can contact hot engine or exhaust components, increasing the risk of a fire.