Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.3 million Ram pickups for fatal software problem

Posted at 8:40 AM, May 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-12 08:40:22-04

2014 Dodge Ram 1500

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.3 million pickup trucks because of a software problem tied to at least one death and two injuries.

The problem could disable side airbags from deploying and seat belts from tightening in a rollover accident.

The affected vehicles are the 2013-16 Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 pickups.

The recall covers about 1 million pickups in the United States and another 270,000 in foreign countries.