Stellantis Remembers Ram Pickups for an Engine Software program Subject

Over 1.7 million Ram pickups have been recalled within the final three to 4 months. And it doesn’t appear as if the recollects are letting up. Yet one more has been issued by the NHTSA for Ram pickups as a result of an engine software program difficulty that would trigger the pickups to stall.

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The difficulty impacts the 2021 Ram 1500 geared up with the 5.7 liter Hemi eTorque engine. These have been the delicate hybrid variations of the large V8 engine. Based on the release, these engines are geared up with powertrain management modules which are working defective software program. This software program glitch could trigger “an incorrect gasoline combination situation within the engine” and lead to an engine stall.

The recall impacts quite a bit of Ram pickups, with the NHTSA saying 131,700 Ram 1500s might be affected. House owners have to take their vehicles to their native sellers, the place the seller will replace the modules software program for gratis to the proprietor. Should you’d fairly wait round for phrase from the NHTSA or Stellantis, the company says house owners ought to anticipate letters to be mailed by June 2. In an announcement to Reuters, Stellantis admitted there had been one crash because of the recall however there had been no accidents reported.

This newest recall is considered one of 9 different open recollects for the 2021 Ram 1500. That’s all along with a “don’t drive” bulletin the company has up for the pickup.

As at all times, if you wish to know in case your truck is impacted instantly, run your VIN quantity via NHTSA’s web site for extra data.