More than 228,000 Ram trucks might suddenly roll away, even when the key isn’t in the ignition. The problem is caused by pins in the brake transmission shift interlock (BTSI) that stick open in higher temperatures. Fiat-Chrysler is expanding a previous recall of 1.8 million vehicles to include trucks with column shifters that were built between 01/01/2017 and 01/10/2018.
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks because their steering linkages may separate over time. This drag link separation will likely cause a complete loss of steering control which is … not ideal. FCA hasn’t said when the recall will begin but they better hurry up as the problem is already responsible for 8 accidents.
A lawsuit concerning hacking vulnerabilities in Fiat-Chrysler’s (FCA) Uconnect system is headed to trial this October. The lawsuit was filed after researchers showed how a Jeep could be controlled remotely through the infotainment system. FCA has called the case meritless and tried to get it dismissed. When that didn’t work they turned to the U.S. Supreme Court. To FCA’s surprise, the court refused to even hear the appeal.
Consumers don't seem convinced that Fiat-Chrysler's (FCA) recall is doing enough to protect them against hacking.
Lastweek, Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced they'd recall 1.4 million vehicles to prevent them from being hacked. This week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating the recall to see if it'll actually do anything.
Remember last year when Chrysler recalled 1.2 million trucks for tie rod problems? Well, turns out replacement parts have been hard to come by and owners, tired of waiting, have filed a class-action lawsuit.
2003-2008 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks to find 116,000 trucks that were repaired with tie-rod assemblies that could go out of alignment. The problem is serious enough to cause the tie-rod to break and cause a complete loss of steering control.