Ram is recalling its newly introduced 1500 Big Horn due to a problem with the front seats.

    “Due to a manufacturing defect, the locking bracket installed to secure the centre front seat in the down position may not operate as intended,” the company says in its recall notice.

    “This seating position is not fitted with a seatbelt and could be used by an occupant if the locking bracket does not function correctly.

    “In the event of a collision, an unrestrained occupant would be exposed to the risk of serious injury or death.”

    • A total of 243 vehicles are affected from 2023
    • The VIN list is attached here
    • The original recall notice is attached here

    If you own an affected vehicle, you’ll need to contact a Ram dealership to have the centre seat inspected and rectified, free of charge.

    Ram Trucks Australia advises the centre front seat shouldn’t be used by passengers.

    If you have any further questions, you can contact the company on 1300 681 655.

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    William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel, briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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