Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 pickup trucks due to fire risk

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stated Tuesday it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks globally due to a water pump that might overheat and possibly cause a fire.

The recall consists of 2013-2017 model year Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup with 6.7-liter diesel motor, including 443,000 vehicles in the United States. Fiat Chrysler said it is not knowledgeable about any injuries related to the problem, but has reports of a small number of fire-related incidents.

The company will examine and potentially replace the water pump.

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