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Dodge Dakota recall 94V043000

Recall 94V043000
Suspension & Steering, April 14, 1994
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1994

Mfr's Report Date:
April 14, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 94V043000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1500

Summary: SOME UPPER CONTROL ARM ATTACHING BOLTS CAN FAIL DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT. THE BOLTS ARE TOO SOFT TO WITHSTAND THE STRESSES IN THE STEERING SYSTEM AND CAN BREAK.

Consequence: IF THE ATTACHING BOLTS OF THE UPPER CONTROL ARM BREAK, THE VEHICLE CAN EXPERIENCE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE THE UPPER CONTROL ARM ATTACHING BOLTS.

Notes: SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; INDEPENDANT FRONT CONTROL ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCK WITH 4WD.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHRYSLER SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-992-1997. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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