FCA recalls certain 2016 Ram ProMaster vans

FCA is recalling certain 2016 Ram ProMaster vans manufactured from April 15, 2016 to August 15, 2016 over concerns that the transmission pump may seize and cause a loss of hydraulic pressure.

The recall also applies to certain model year 2015-2016 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured July 31, 2015 to April 18, 2016, and 2016 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured Aug. 17, 2015 to Jan. 29, 2016.

FCA warns that if the transmission loses hydraulic pressure, the vehicle may lose its mobility, increasing the risk of a crash.

FCA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission pump free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on Aug. 18, 2016. Owners may contact FCA customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA’s number for this recall is S44.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. NHTSA’s number for this recall is 16V461000.