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
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
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V007/Chrysler
Recall No. 861]
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers March 10,
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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