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Ram recalling pickup trucks due to tailgate potentially flying open

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Fiat Chrysler is voluntarily recalling more than one million of the Ram pickup trucks, saying the tailgate could fly open at any time. 

The company will fix a defect in the power-locking system that could result in tailgates opening while certain Ram pickup trucks are in motion.

A portion of ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks from the 2015 through 2017 model years are included in the recall. Trucks with manual locks or 8-foot beds are excluded.

The recall is scheduled to begin on Sept. 14, and Ram urges all owners to make sure to secure any cargo stored in their truck’s bed.

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