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Fiat Chrysler expands earlier recall on Ram trucks

Fiat Chrysler expands earlier recall on Ram trucks Photo: NBC.

September 10, 2019 07:52 AM

Problems with truck tailgates is leading Fiat Chrysler to expand an earlier recall.

The company's adding more than 693,000 Ram pickup trucks to the series of recalls, related to tailgates that could open while the trucks are being driven.

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The additional recall covers certain Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 model pickups with power locking tailgates from the 2013 through 2018 model years.

Fiat Chrysler says it's not aware of any injuries or accidents caused by the problem.

Dealers will repair the tailgate latch that's related to the issue.

Fiat Chrysler recalled more than a million trucks last year for the same problem and added 410,000 earlier this year.

The most recent recall increases the total to just over 2.2 million trucks.

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