Stellantis has recalled nearly 140,000 Jeep and Ram models equipped with the 3.0-liter six-cylinder EcoDiesel engine due to a possible faulty high-pressure fuel pump that could render the vehicle inoperable.
no gives many details Regarding the exact nature of the problem, beyond that, Stellantis expects the problem to occur slowly over time, rather than a sudden loss of fuel pressure. The driver may notice warning signs, such as a noise from the fuel pump or a check engine light coming on, before the problem manifests as a complete failure.
As noted in the company’s defect report, Jeep Grand Cherokees shipped from 2014 to 2020 and Ram 1500s shipped from 2014 to 2019 were equipped with fuel pumps that could fail prematurely.
According to the failure report, “A failure of the HPFP may introduce debris from an internal faulty component into the fuel system, potentially resulting in a fuel starvation.” “Running out of fuel may result in an unexpected loss of power, which could cause the vehicle to fail without prior warning. ACCIDENT. “
Customers should begin receiving recall notifications in late July or early August. Stellantis said it is aware of more than 200 instances of premature pump failure among the recalled vehicles. According to Stellantis, so far, there have been no accidents or injuries related to the issue.
Become a TTAC insider.Be the first to get the latest TTAC news, features, shots and all the truth about cars Subscribe to our news.