Chrysler is recalling 129 Ram 1500 pickup trucks from the 2012 model year because the spare tire is the incorrect size, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
In the affected vehicles, which were built between Jan. 5 and Jan. 6, the spare tire does not match the specifications listed on the tire placard. If installed, an incorrectly sized spare tire may activate the electronic stability control system unexpectedly and alter the vehicle’s intended direction. You can check your vehicle’s build date on a sticker on the driver-side doorjamb.
The recall will begin this month, and dealers will inspect and repair vehicles for free. Owners can call Chrysler at 800-853-1403 or NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit owners.chrysler.com for more info.