DETROIT (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating complaints that the steering can fail on some Ram pickup trucks.
The investigation covers about 200,000 Ram 2500s from the 2015 and 2016 model years.READ MORE: Man Being Treated For Flesh-Eating Bacteria He Got At Texas Beach
The government agency said Thursday that it has two complaints claiming the linkage between the steering box to the front wheels can come apart.
One owner complained the problem happened while rounding a curve at 65 to 70 mph. The driver lost steering and the truck went off the right side of the road, hitting ditches before stopping on the shoulder. One injury was reported.READ MORE: Child Found Dead In Street In Dallas Neighborhood
In both cases the problem was traced to a mechanism used to align the steering system.
Investigators will determine how often the problem happens and whether a recall is needed.MORE NEWS: Remains Found In Dallas ID'd As Missing Executive James Alan White
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