June 8, 2003
Dodge Has Recalled the 2003 2500, 3500 Trucks
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : DODGE Model : 2500 Year : 2003
Make : DODGE Model : 3500 Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V212000
Component: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1086
CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS, THE ALUMINUM WHEELS MAY HAVE EXCESSIVE
POROSITY IN THE CENTER HUB AREA WHICH CAN CAUSE A WHEEL TO CRACK.
THIS COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JUNE 17, 2003.. 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.
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C21. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT
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During 2001 there were over
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