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Nearly 382,000 Ram Pickups Recalled for Faulty Wiring Harness

Motor Trend logo Motor Trend 10/29/2014 Jason Udy

Chrysler is recalling nearly 382,000 Ram pickups for an issue with certain wiring harness terminals near the fuel-heater housing and more than 184,000 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models for an issue with the Electronic Stability Control system. Meanwhile, Ford is recalling almost 205,000 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs for a corrosion issue with the fuel tank brackets in certain regions.

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2010-2014 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty Pickups

The Problem: On certain models equipped with the 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel I-6, wiring harness terminals that may suffer from friction-induced corrosion can cause the fuel-heater housing to overheat. In addition to overheating, the issue could cause a fuel leak. No fires or injuries related to the issue have been reported.

The Fix: Chrysler will notify owners to bring affected vehicles to the dealer where new terminals will be installed. Fuel-heater housings will also be inspected and replaced as needed. Customers can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403 regarding the issue.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 381,876 2010-2014 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups with the 6.7-liter Cummins I-6 are included in the recall. Approximately 314,704 vehicles are located in the U.S., 59,432 vehicles in Canada, 1803 vehicles in Mexico, and 5937 vehicle outside of the NAFTA region.

2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Problem: A debris cover for a certain circuit board could potentially disrupt a communication line and disable the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.

The Fix: Chrysler will notify owners to bring affected vehicles to the dealer for a software upgrade that will restore proper communication for the ESC system. No injuries or accidents have been attributed to the issue.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 184,186 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs are affected with 132,223 located in the U.S., 8871 in Canada, 4742 in Mexico, and 38,250 outside the NAFTA region.

2007-2008 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX

The Problem: On certain Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX models, the fuel tank reinforcement brackets that mount the tank to the vehicle could corrode. The issue could lead to fuel odor, fuel leak, or even a check engine light. An ignition source may result in a fire if there is a fuel leak.

The Fix: Ford will notify customers to bring affected vehicles to the dealer to have the brackets inspected and replaced or repaired as needed. One fire has been attributed to the issue, but no injuries or accidents have been reported.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: A total of 204,448 2007-2009 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers built from June 15, 2006 to September 22, 2008 located in corrosion states and provinces in North America including 186,024 vehicles in the U.S. and 18,424 vehicles in Canada. The affected vehicles include those originally sold in or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

Source: Chrysler, Ford

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