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2004 Dodge Truck Ram 1500

NHTSA Campaign ID:  03V503000
Component:  Power Train: Automatic Transmission
Manufacturer:  Daimler-Chrsyler Corporation
Year:
2004
Make:
Dodge Truck
Model:
Ram 1500
Recall Date:
12/03/2003
Potential Number of Units Affected: 514
Manufactured:
Defect Summary:
On certain pickup trucks, the transfer case to transmission attaching fasteners may not be tightened correctly. This could cause the transmission adapter or transfer case housing to crack and leak fluid.
Consequence Summary:
Continued operation can result in propeller shaft separation and damage to fuel system components. Fluid and/or fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can cause an underbody fire.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will retighten the transfer case to transmission fasteners. Owner notification began December 22, 2003. Owners should contact Daimler Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

NHTSA Campaign ID:  04V221000
Component:  Equipment: Other: Labels
Manufacturer:  Daimler-Chrsyler Corporation
Year:
2004
Make:
Dodge Truck
Model:
Ram 1500
Recall Date:
05/04/2004
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,183
Manufactured:
Defect Summary:
The vehicle certification label on some pickup trucks lists incorrect tire, wheel, and recommended inflation pressure information which does not conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, "Tire Selection And Rims For Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars".
Consequence Summary:
Installing the incorrect tire/rim sizes and loading the vehicle to the weights shown on the label can cause tire failure and result in a crash without warning.
Corrective Summary:
Owners will be provided with vehicle certification label overlays containing the corrected information relative to vehicle tire and rim size, and recommended inflation pressure. Owner notification began on may 5, 2004. Owners should contact Daimler Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

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