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Old 10-25-2010, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This tread contains a listing of all Recalls Registered with the US Government for Dodge Ram trucks.

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Old 10-25-2010, 02:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 00v007000: Lower control arm
Nhtsa campaign #: 00v007000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2000
mfr campaign #: 861
component description: Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19991003
end date of manufacturing: 19991105
potential # of units affected: 76
date owner notified by mfr: 20000320
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20000111
record creation date: 20000114
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. The welds at the right side lower control arm bracket to axle tube attachment may have inadequate fatigue life due to poor weld quality. This can lead to separation of the control arm bracket from the axle tube.

Consequence summary:
If the bracket separates the vehicle could experience reduced directional stability, braking degradation and/or vehicle pull under braking.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the front axle with a properly welded front axle.

Recall notes:
Daimlerchrysler recall no. 861.owner notification began march 20, 2000.owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-992-1997.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Old 10-25-2010, 02:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 00v107000: Trailer hitches
Nhtsa campaign #: 00v107000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2000
mfr campaign #: 872
component description: Trailer hitches
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19980101
end date of manufacturing: 19990930
potential # of units affected: 357000
date owner notified by mfr: 20000424
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20000411
record creation date: 20000428
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with optional trailer hitch. The trailer hitch side brackets were manufactured using material with insufficient strength.

Consequence summary:
Brackets built without proper material could fatigue and fracture in the area where the trailer hitch mounts to the frame.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will inspect the trailer hitches and replace any trailer hitch showing signs of fatigue cracking. If no evidence of cracking exists, the dealer will install two reinforcement brackets.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began april 24, 2000.owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 00v135000: Ignition switch
Nhtsa campaign #: 00v135000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1994, 1995, 1996
mfr campaign #: 875
component description: Electrical system:ignition:switch
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930601
end date of manufacturing: 19960415
potential # of units affected: 690000
date owner notified by mfr: 20000626
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20000510
record creation date: 20000511
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. The affected vehicles were built with an ignition switch and wiring that could overheat. High electrical current loads pass through the switch when the blower motor is operated on high for an extended periods of time.

Consequence summary:
This could cause the ignition switch and wiring to overheat.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will install a relay and overlay harness.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began june 26, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-992-1997.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 00v307000: Upper control arm
Nhtsa campaign #: 00v307000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2001
mfr campaign #: 955
component description: Suspension:front:control arm:upper arm
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 20000715
end date of manufacturing: 20000719
potential # of units affected: 480
date owner notified by mfr: 20001030
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20001012
record creation date: 20001024
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Quad cab pickup trucks. The upper control arms attached with cadmium coated nuts can cause the bolts to stretch due to the application of a higher than specified clamp load. Breakage of the upper control arm fasteners could cause the axle to rotate forward under braking conditions.

Consequence summary:
This rotation could twist the steering linkage and possibly separate the brake lines, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the upper control arm bolts and nuts.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began october 30, 2000.owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 00v366000: Child seat
Nhtsa campaign #: 00v366000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2001
mfr campaign #: 957
component description: Child seat
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19990615
end date of manufacturing: 20001031
potential # of units affected: 1211756
date owner notified by mfr: 20001112
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20001109
record creation date: 20001115
regulation part #: 571
federal motor vehicle safety standard #: 225
defect summary:
Vehicle description: Certain passenger vehicles, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems." some of the owner's manuals for these vehicles are missing instructions that provide a step-by-step procedure, including diagrams, for properly attaching a child restraint system's tether strap to the tether anchorage.

Consequence summary:
In the event of a crash, the child seat may not be properly attached increasing the risk of injury to the child.

Corrective summary:
Owners will be provided with an addendum to the owner's manuals.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began november 12, 2000.owners who do not receive the free owner's manual addendum within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Ram Year: 2006
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Default Recall 01v008000: Rear suspension
Nhtsa campaign #: 01v008000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2001
mfr campaign #: 966
component description: Suspension:rear
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 20000623
end date of manufacturing: 20000731
potential # of units affected: 2400
date owner notified by mfr: 20010205
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20010105
record creation date: 20010111
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Quad cab pickup trucks equipped with a camper package and overload springs. The rear axle spacer plate could lead to deformation of the upper spring plate during assembly of the axle to the vehicle resulting a soft joint.

Consequence summary:
The soft joint could cause the rear axle u-bolts to lose clamp load, resulting in displacement of the rear axle and a loss of vehicle control. This could increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will remove the spacer plates and the spring plates will be replaced. Owner notification began february 5, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Recall notes:
Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Default Recall 01v037000: Throttle cable and upper bell crank lever
Nhtsa campaign #: 01v037000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1994, 1995, 1996
mfr campaign #: 970
component description: Vehicle speed control
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930701
end date of manufacturing: 19960731
potential # of units affected: 157000
date owner notified by mfr: 20010803
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20010212
record creation date: 20010213
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with diesel engines. The throttle cable could unravel (fray) or break resulting in loss of throttle control.

Consequence summary:
A throttle that does not return to idle could result in unexpected acceleration, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will inspect and replace the throttle cable and upper bell crank lever. Owner notification began august 3, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Recall notes:
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Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 01v038000: Abs sensor wire assembly
Nhtsa campaign #: 01v038000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 2000
mfr campaign #: 971
component description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19990708
end date of manufacturing: 19990903
potential # of units affected: 2000
date owner notified by mfr: 20010308
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20010212
record creation date: 20010213
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with an anti-lock braking system (abs). Some vehicles may have inadequate clearance between the front tire/wheel and the brake hose/abs sensor wire assembly. During full lock turns, it is possible for the tire or wheel to contact the brake hose/abs sensor wire assembly.

Consequence summary:
This could ultimately result in wire damage and/or a hole in the brake line, affecting brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the front brake hose assemblies, and the abs sensor wire will be inspected and replaced if necessary. Owner notification began march 8, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Recall notes:
Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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Default Recall 01v040000: Hood latch
Nhtsa campaign #: 01v040000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
mfr campaign #: 973
component description: Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930723
end date of manufacturing: 19990510
potential # of units affected: 701000
date owner notified by mfr: 20010917
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 20010212
record creation date: 20010213
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
On certain pickup trucks originally sold in or currently registered in the following "salt belt" states: Maine, new hampshire, vermont, massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut, new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, delaware, maryland, the district of columbia, west virginia, ohio, indiana, michigan, illinois, wisconsin, minnesota, iowa, and missouri. Corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch could cause the mechanism to bind in the "release position."

consequence summary:
If the primary latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch. Owner notification began september 17, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Recall notes:
Daimlerchrysler recall no.973.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


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