A RECALL has been issued for RAM 2500 (DJ) and Ram 3500 (D2) vehicles due a faulty water pump.
The affected vehicles – model years 2014 to 2017 – are equipped with the 6.7-litre inline-six Cummins turbo-diesel engine.
Click here for a complete VIN list of affected vehicles.
According to the ACCC product safety recall report, “the water pump may experience a failure which may result in an engine compartment fire”.
This can lead to obvious risks to occupants of the vehicle and/or persons outside of the vehicle.
The RAMs were supplied by American Special Vehicles and sold through authorised RAM dealers Australia-wide.
Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified via mail, where they’ll need to contact an authorised RAM dealer to organise a time for inspection and reparation (if required).
Edward Rowe, Ateco's Media and Public Relations Consultant, said: "There have been no reported cases of this failure in Australia and we will carrying out the recall with immediate effect in the normal manner, contacting all the affected owners and arranging to have required work completed."