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Nhtsa campaign #: 98v075000 make: Dodge model: Ram year: 1998 mfr campaign #: Component description: Service brakes, air:disc:rotor manufacturer: Chrysler ...


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Old 10-25-2010, 06:26 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v075000: Brake rotor
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v075000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Service brakes, air:disc:rotor
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19971015
end date of manufacturing: 19971031
potential # of units affected: 1550
date owner notified by mfr: 19980525
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980408
record creation date: 19980409
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. The brake rotor material strength is not sufficient causing a hub fatigue fracture.

Consequence summary:
This fracture can result in crack propagation around the wheel mounting bolt circle ultimately resulting in a wheel separation.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will inspect the brake rotors and if necessary, replace these rotors.

Recall notes:
Owner notification is expected to begin during may 1998.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 chrysler 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, 06:28 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v105000: Front seat belt buckle
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v105000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Seat belts:front:buckle assembly
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19980401
end date of manufacturing: 19980415
potential # of units affected: 4200
date owner notified by mfr: 19980601
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980514
record creation date: 19980518
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The front seat belt buckles were not properly riveted to the support strap.

Consequence summary:
In the event of a vehicle crash, the seat belt assembly would have reduced strength, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the front outer seat belt buckles with buckles that have been properly riveted.

Recall notes:
Owner notification is expected to begin during june 1998.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 chrysler 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, 06:30 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v182000: Exhaust heat shield
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v182000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19970801
end date of manufacturing: 19980226
potential # of units affected: 8144
date owner notified by mfr: 19980817
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980806
record creation date: 19980817
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty trucks equipped with either a 8.0l v-10 engine or a 5.9l v-8 heavy duty gasoline engine. An exhaust system heat shield attaching screw is too close to the underbody fuel line. The line can rub against the screw, possibly causing fuel leakage.

Consequence summary:
Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will remove the underbody heat shield attaching screw and replace it with rubber adhesive. The chassis fuel line will be inspected for signs of wear and any tubes indicating wear will be replaced.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began august 17, 1998.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 chrysler 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, 06:32 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v207000: Low pressure diesel fuel supply tube
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v207000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19971215
end date of manufacturing: 19980430
potential # of units affected: 25014
date owner notified by mfr: 19980914
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980908
record creation date: 19980909
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks equipped with 5.9l - 24 valve diesel engine. The low pressure diesel fuel supply tube located in the engine compartment between the filter and the high pressure pump can fracture.

Consequence summary:
This condition can allow fuel to leak. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can result in a fire.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the low pressure diesel fuel supply tube.

Recall notes:
Owner notification is expected to begin september 14, 1998.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 chrysler 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, 06:34 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v208000: Cab and core support bolts
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v208000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Structure
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19980331
end date of manufacturing: 19980615
potential # of units affected: 12400
date owner notified by mfr: 19980921
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980908
record creation date: 19980909
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. These vehicles may have been built with bolts that were not properly hardened. The bolts were used to attach the cab and the core support to the frame.

Consequence summary:
This condition can allow the cab to separate from the frame increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace these bolts with properly hardened bolts.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began september 21, 1998.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 chrysler 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, 06:36 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 98v209000: High idle speed
Nhtsa campaign #: 98v209000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1998
mfr campaign #:
Component description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel
manufacturer: Chrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19971215
end date of manufacturing: 19980531
potential # of units affected: 30747
date owner notified by mfr: 19980928
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19980908
record creation date: 19980909
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks equipped with 5.9l - 24 valve diesel engine. An intermittent high engine idle condition can occur due to a malfunction of the vehicle speed sensor.

Consequence summary:
This creates a signal which is misinterpreted by the engine control software, causing a high idle speed condition.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the engine controller software to correct erroneous speed sensor signals.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began september 28, 1998. 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 chrysler 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 99v024000: Headlang switch
Nhtsa campaign #: 99v024000
make: Dodge
model: Ram 3500
year: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
mfr campaign #: 819
component description: Exterior lighting:headlights:switch
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930731
end date of manufacturing: 19961031
potential # of units affected: 79366
date owner notified by mfr: 19990614
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19990205
record creation date: 19990208
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Model 3500 light duty trucks only. Operation of the headlamps over an extended period of time can result in headlamp switch failure, causing the headlamps or park lamps to go out.

Consequence summary:
If the lights fail, a visibility problem could occur, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the headlamp switch including a relay in the park lamp wiring circuit.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began june 14, 1999.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 chrysler 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 99v115000: Clutch line
Nhtsa campaign #: 99v115000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
mfr campaign #: 828
component description: Power train:clutch assembly
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930731
end date of manufacturing: 19990430
potential # of units affected: 8883
date owner notified by mfr: 19991227
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19990506
record creation date: 19990512
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with manual transmission, v10 engines and four-wheel-drive transfer cases. Under sustained maximum rated vehicle load, while driving up a steep grade in four-wheel-drive low range in hot ambient conditions, the local exhaust temperature proximate to the hydraulic clutch line can generate line temperatures that exceed the temperature limit of the clutch line material. If this condition occurs and the clutch is depressed, the line could rupture.

Consequence summary:
The fluid could ignite on the hot exhaust possibly resulting in a vehicle fire.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will replace the hydraulic clutch assembly.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began december 27, 1999. 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 chrysler 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, 06:58 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Ram Year: 2006
Engine: 5.9 CTD
Default Recall 99v190000: Cluth line heat shield
Nhtsa campaign #: 99v190000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1999
mfr campaign #: 838
component description: Power train:clutch assembly
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19990202
end date of manufacturing: 19990621
potential # of units affected: 8378
date owner notified by mfr: 19990809
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19990716
record creation date: 19990719
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with gasoline engines and manual transmissions. The underbody hydraulic clutch line heat shield is too short, allowing the plastic clutch line material to be directly exposed to exhaust temperatures. It is possible to exceed the melting temperature of the clutch line material.

Consequence summary:
If the line melts, hydraulic fluid can leak onto the vehicle exhaust and cause an underbody fire.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will install the proper length heat shield.

Recall notes:
Owner notification began august 9, 1999.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 chrysler 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 99v214000: Front shock absorber
Nhtsa campaign #: 99v214000
make: Dodge
model: Ram
year: 1994, 1995
mfr campaign #: 838
component description: Suspension:front:shock absorber
manufacturer: Daimlerchrysler corporation
begin date of manufacturing: 19930701
end date of manufacturing: 19950630
potential # of units affected: 49066
date owner notified by mfr: 20000320
manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc
report received date: 19990809
record creation date: 19990817
regulation part #:
Federal motor vehicle safety standard #:
Defect summary:
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. (2500 and 3500 series 4x4 regular cab pickup produced before march 21, 1995; 2500 and 3500 series 4x4 club cab pickup produced before june 8, 1995; and 3500 series 4x2/4x4 chassis cab trucks produced before june 21, 1995). The front suspension spring/shock towers can crack and eventually separate from the vehicle frame. The shock tower could damage the rear wheel brake lines resulting in loss of rear brake system pressure.

Consequence summary:
This would create the potential for increased stopping distances.

Corrective summary:
Dealers will inspect the spring/shock tower and any vehicles exhibiting cracking will have the tower replaced. Vehicles that are do not show any cracking will have a weld-on reinforcement added.

Recall notes:
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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