Ram Recalls 142,000 Pickup Trucks Because Their Turn Signals Don't Work Right

2023 Ram 1500
2023 Ram 1500

Ram has announced a recall that affects more than 142,000 pickup trucks due to problems with their turn signals. If you’ve spent much time on the road with Ram owners, it would be understandable if you assumed this means the turn signals don’t turn on. In this case, though, it’s actually the opposite. The turn signals won’t automatically turn off, reports.

In a recall letter sent to dealers, Ram explained that the trucks affected by the recall may have been built with a steering column control module that has an out-of-spec turn signal self-canceling anti-jam component or an SCCM with a circuit board that has a short. According to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard regulations, “The turn signal operating unit must be self-canceling by steering wheel rotation and capable of cancellation by a manually operated control,” so that’s clearly a problem.

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