Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million Ram Trucks


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Chrysler Group is recalling over a million Ram pickup trucks for a defect that could cause a steering issue.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the automaker said steering tie rods may have been misaligned during assembly. The defect could cause a loss of steering.

An estimated 842,400 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks from model years 2003 to 2008 are being recalled. Chrysler Group believes about 116,000 of those trucks may have defective tie rods.

Two smaller groups include 294,000 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups from 2008 to 2012 and Ram 1500 4×4 Mega Cabs from 2008, as well as 43,500 Ram 4500 and 5500 4×4 chassis cabs from 2008 to 2012 may be affected.

The tie-rod assemblies will be replaced for free beginning in January.

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