Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram C/V Tradesman cargo vans, equipped with two front bucket seats and no rear seating, manufactured July 25, 2012, to August 20, 2014. In the affected vehicles, road hazards such as potholes may cause the front passenger side curtain and/or seat air bags to deploy unexpectedly.
Inadvertent air bag deployment can increase the risk of crash or injury to the seat occupant.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the software in the Occupant Restraint Control (ORC) module, free of charge. The recall began October 3, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P51.
Dates of Manufacture
JUL 24, 2012 to AUG 19, 2014
Manufacturer Recall No.
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.
Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT Flex Fuel
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic 62TE
3.16 Axle Ratio
Commercial Grade Suspension
GVWR: 6,050 lbs
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode, AUTOSTICK Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
Engine Oil Cooler
730CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
160 Amp Alternator
Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
1800# Maximum Payload
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front Anti-Roll Bar
Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
20 Gal. Fuel Tank
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Steel
Tires: P225/65R17 BSW Touring
17" Wheel Covers
Steel Spare Wheel
Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper
Black Bodyside Moldings
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Black Door Handles
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
Light Tinted Glass
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
Sliding Rear Doors
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Radio: Uconnect 130 AM/FM/CD/MP3
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Aux Audio Input Jack
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
4-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
*Estimated payments are for informational purposes only and don't account for acquisition fees, destination charges, tax, title, and other fees and incentives or represent a financing offer or guarantee of credit from the seller.