Recall 06e024000: K&n fuel performance kit Nhtsa campaign #: 06e024000 make: Dodge model: Ram 1500, 2500 year: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 mfr campaign #: Component description: Engine and engine cooling manufacturer: K&n engineering, inc. Begin date of manufacturing: End date of manufacturing: Potential # of units affected: 44386 date owner notified by mfr: 20060420 manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products: Chrysler group llc report received date: 20060315 record creation date: 20060317 regulation part #: Federal motor vehicle safety standard #: Defect summary: Certain replacement k&n fuel performance kits, p/nos. 57-1509, 57-1511, 57-1511-1, 57-1517, 57-1517-1, 57-1527, and 57-1530. Also, a small percentage of these kits were sold under the mopar performance parts brand name (p/nos. P5007069 and p5007070). All kits were manufactured from april 20, 1999, through september 23, 2004. These assemblies were manufactured as replacement equipment for certain dodge pickup trucks and suvs. A small piece of material from the tube wall could be sucked into the engine throttle body, which could cause the throttle to become jammed in the open position. Consequence summary: A jammed open throttle could cause unintended acceleration of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash or increased stoping distances when braking. Corrective summary: K&n will provide owners with a free repair kit along with repair instructions. The recall began on april 20, 2006. Recall notes: This recall only pertains to replacement k&n fuel performance kits and has no relation to any original equipment installed on dodge vehicles manufactured by daimlerchrysler.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).