Vehicle Description: Light duty pickup trucks.
Description of Defect: The fastener which secures the generator cable to the power distribution center has an insufficient clamp load, resulting in a loose connection and electrical arcing at the connection.
Consequence of Defect: This condition could cause a fire in the engine compartment.
Corrective Action: Dealers will re-tighten the generator cable and battery cable fasteners to the proper torque specifications.
Owner Notification: Owner notification was expected to begin by March 2, 1998.
Note: 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.