FCA to recall 108,000 diesel Ram 1500 pickup trucks over coolant leaks

On Friday, the Italian-American carmaker, FCA, had issued a statement saying that it would be recalling 108,000 Ram 1500-diesel powered pickup trucks over coolant leaks issue

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FCA to recall 108,000 diesel Ram 1500 pickup trucks over coolant leaks

On Friday, the 25th of October 2019, the Italian-American carmaker, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles NV, shortly abbreviated as FCA, headquartered in London, had issued a statement saying that the multinational automotive group with luxury brands likes of Maserati and Dodge Viper alongside budget cars such as Alfa Romeo alongside Lancia under its portfolio, would be recalling 108,000 Ram 1500-diesel powered pickup trucks in the United States over coolant leaks issue.

In point of fact, the latest recall of FCA of its Ram 1500-diesel-powered pick-up trucks comes over the heels of a number of reports including coolant leaks tied fires alongside four minor injuries. Aside from that, in its Friday’s (October 25th) statement, the Italian-American automaker, world’s eighth-largest by revenue as of December 31st 2018, had added that recalls would cover models from 2014 to 2019, as the automotive industry behemoth had found microscopic cracks in some of its Exhaust Gas Recirculation Coolers, while it also added that the injuries were occurred when some customers had been attempting to manually extinguish engine compartment fires.

Meanwhile, adding that the automaker was not aware of any crashes linked to the recall, the London-based FCA said in its Friday’s (October 25th) statement, “(Discovered cracks) in rare circumstances – pose an engine fire risk. ”

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