Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet, Fiat, Ford, Lincoln, Ram ProMaster


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CHEVROLET


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V801000
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 476

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet SS vehicles that previously received an inspect-only remedy under recall 17V-382. Corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of electric power steering assist.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GM customer service at 1-586-596-1733. GM's number for this recall is N192265980.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



FIAT


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V817000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 51,788

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Fiat 500 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions. The shifter cable bushing may fail allowing the cable to detach from the transmission.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable adjuster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 4, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB4.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



FORD


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V839000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 72,718

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger trucks. The inline electrical connector terminals for the rear lights may be misaligned or not properly seated, potentially causing the rear lights to function intermittently or not at all.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inline connector for loose terminals and replace the connectors, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S43.



LINCOLN


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V809000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 54,411

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Lincoln MKX vehicles equipped with 3.7L engines. The battery positive cable harness may contact the transmission shifter cable bracket resulting in a short circuit.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the battery harness clips and elbow guide, and install a wire channel shield and protective sleeve to the battery cable harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed on December 2, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available, currently expected to be in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S41.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



RAM PROMASTER


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V818000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,128

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ram ProMaster vehicles equipped with 3.0L diesel or 3.6L gasoline engines and air conditioning (A/C). The engine cooling fan may seize which can cause the cooling fan motor to overheat.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are scheduled to begin mailing on or before January 4, 2020. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB2.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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