’13-’18 Ram Cummins Diesel Water Pump Upgrade

Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 Pickups for Fire Risk Read the story at Automotive News. This article raised questions that needed to be addressed. How could a water pump cause a fire? How many constitutes a “small number?” What does this really mean for ’13 – ’17 owners? To answer the first question, “How does a water pump cause a fire?” The story goes like this. If a water pump bearing gets too hot (bearing failure), the plastic wiring harness/loom above the water pump could melt, and the plastic could cause…