Vehicles Affected: Approximately 296,000 model-year 2019-20 Ram 1500 pickup trucks
The Problem: The flash memory of the occupant restraint controller may become corrupted, disabling the vehicle’s airbags and seat belt pretensioners, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will reprogram the occupant restraint controller or replace it, as necessary, for free.
What Owners Should Do: Ram manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin notifying owners July 20. Owners can call FCA at 800-853-1403, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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