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2019-2020 Ram 1500 ute recalled for faulty windshield wipers
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1st Jun 2020
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2019-2020 Ram 1500 ute recalled for faulty windshield wipers

American Special Vehicles (ASV) – the Melbourne company responsible for converting US pick-up specialist Ram’s cars to right-hand drive for the Australian market – has issued a recall for 2540 of its 2019-2020 model-year 1500 pick-up trucks due to a defective windshield wiper assembly. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the defect relates to a faulty joint at the head of the wiper arm that may strip.
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Liam Murphy
2014-2019 Ram 1500 diesel pick-up recalled due to fire hazard
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7th May 2020
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2014-2019 Ram 1500 diesel pick-up recalled due to fire hazard

American Special Vehicles (ASV) – the company responsible for converting US pick-up specialist Ram’s cars to right-hand drive for the Australian market – has issued a recall of 438 examples of its 2014-2019 model-year 1500 diesel pick-up due to a defective part that may increase risk of fire.
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Liam Murphy
US Ram pick-ups outsell stablemate Jeep in March
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3rd Apr 2020
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US Ram pick-ups outsell stablemate Jeep in March

Ram Truck pick-ups imported from the US and remanufactured to right-hand-drive have outsold stablemate Jeep in Australia for the first time. Official new-car sales figures for March 2020 show Ram Trucks reported 262 vehicles as sold – the majority of them the Ram 1500 Express and Ram 1500 Laramie – while Jeep’s monthly tally across all models was 258.
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Joshua Dowling
2015-18 RAM 2500, 3500 recalled
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13th Nov 2019
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2015-18 RAM 2500, 3500 recalled

American Special Vehicles (ASV) has issued a recall for 1197 units across the 2015-18 model-year Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup truck lines, over concerns the drag link could separate from the adjuster sleeve. The conversion specialist reports: "The drag link jam nut may loosen and may result in the drag link separating from the adjuster sleeve".
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James Wong
2019 Ram 1500, 2500 recalled
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8th Aug 2019
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2019 Ram 1500, 2500 recalled

American Special Vehicles (ASV) has issued a recall for the 2019 model-year Ram 1500 and 2500 pickup lines over concerns of brake failure. The local conversion firm says "on some MY19 RAM 1500 and 2500 vehicles the master cylinder pushrod clip is not secured correctly". "The master cylinder pushrod which is connected to the brake pedal pin may dislodge and become difficult to operate or fail, resulting in the brake pedal becoming inoperable."
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James Wong