Chrysler Recalls 211K 2022 Durango SUVs, Ram 2500s

Recall Announcement -  Chrysler is recalling 211,581 trucks and SUVs due to an issue with the ABS control module and ESC systems.

All affected vehicles are from the 2022 model year.

Impacted Models - Ram 2500 HD: 157,890 units, Dodge Durango: 53,167 units

Ram 3500 HD pickups (GVWR less than 10,000 pounds): 524 units

Reason for Recall -  A software malfunction in the ABS control module may disable the electronic stability-control system.

This noncompliance with federal motor vehicle safety standards increases the risk of a crash.

Safety Standard - The recall addresses a specific violation of FMVSS 571.126 S5.1.2, which mandates the ESC system must be operational during all phases of driving.

Driver Notification - Affected vehicles will display a malfunction indicator light on the dashboard, notifying drivers of the issue.

Recall Process -Chrysler has voluntarily initiated the recall. Dealer and owner notification letters are expected to be sent in late July.

The company will update the ABS control module software to a compliant version.

Owner Actions - Owners can check the NHTSA recall site to see if their vehicle is included in the recall.

Resolution - Chrysler will replace the malfunctioning ABS control module software with one that meets FMVSS requirements.

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