2014 Ram ProMaster Recalled for Faulty Pedal Stop

By | February 07, 2014
Earlier this week, Chrysler Group LLC issued a voluntary safety recall for almost 10,000 2014 Ram ProMaster full-size vans for a faulty pedal stop. If force is applied to the accelerator pedal at an angle, the pedal may stick in the wide open position. Chrysler isn't aware of any accidents, injuries, or complaints in regards to this issue, and has noted that all vehicles are equipped with a brake-throttle override system that enables brake pedal application to override any accelerator input so the driver can stop the vehicle. The automaker discovered this issue during testing at one of its facilities. Engineers have investigated the incident where a driver depressed the accelerator pedal at an angle and have determined that the 3-inch stop didn't bind.
Chrysler will notify owners of the affected vehicles and will cover the cost of all repairs. Almost half of all affected ProMaster vans are still in dealer hands. The new stop will be installed at dealers, and it will feature a new design and improved pedal feel when accelerating. The company also announced the issue to Fiat Group Automobiles as the affected ProMaster vans are very similar to the current Ducato. Customers may contact Chrysler Group with any questions and concerns by phone at (800) 853-1403. Source: Chrysler