Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks recalled for potential steering linkage separation

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall last week to address a steering linkage that could separate and cause a loss of control on nearly 575,000 Ram Heavy Duty trucks.

The NHTSA approved the recall Jan. 25. In total, the new recall covers 573,876 Ram HD models spanning the 2013-2017 model years. Specifically, 168,250 2013-2017 Ram 3500 trucks, 370,622 2014-2017 Ram 2500, and 35,004 3500 Chassis Cab pickups are involved. The recall covers four-wheel-drive trucks but does not apply to rear-wheel-drive models.