Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is abandoning 58,016 of its pickups and SUVs able with the turbodiesel V-6, badged EcoDiesel, for an affair that could aftereffect in an agent stall.
The anamnesis covers 2014-2018 Ram 1500 Classic auto trucks and 2014-2016 Jeep Wrangler SUVs with the agent option.
FCA says the anamnesis has been prompted by an analysis that begin the engine’s accent caster can lose its alluring material, potentially abolition the crankshaft-position sensor signal. “The accident of crankshaft position can aftereffect in an agent stall, as able-bodied as accident of the adeptness to restart the engine,” addendum a anamnesis address filed to the federal government aftermost week.
Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior
The Ram 1500 with this agent was rated 24 mpg accumulated for best of the archetypal years affected. In a 2016 drive address on the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE, or aerial ammunition abridgement version, we accomplished a artery boilerplate of 31.5 mpg.
Many of these models are additionally covered by a adjustment with regulators to pay owners for non-compliant emissions software controls. In barter for up to $3,075, agent owners can accompany their cartage in to accept emissions accessories updated. Work has to be completed by May 3, 2021.
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
Nearly 73,000 cartage alfresco the U.S. bazaar with the aforementioned agent are additionally covered by the stall-related recall. However, FCA addendum that cartage adapted with the third-generation adaptation of the EcoDiesel V-6—like the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon agent we afresh drove—are not affected. Nor are models with gasoline engines—like the mild-hybrid Ram 1500, badged eTorque, that we collection aftermost year.
The automaker says that the anamnesis will alpha October 2, 2020, and it will will acquaint owners and dealers. Afflicted cartage will be accepting an amend to the powertrain ascendancy bore software.