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March 10, 2000

2000 Dodge Ram Trucks Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Dodge Ram Trucks, manufactured between October - November, 1999, because 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. If the bracket separates the vehicle could experience reduced directional stability, braking degradation and/or vehicle pull under braking.

Approximately 75 vehicles are affected by this recall.  Dealers will replace the front axle with a properly welded front axle.

Owner notification began in February, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V007/Chrysler Recall No. 861]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 10, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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