Dodge Dakota Recall 94V043000

Recall 94V043000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer'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:

1,500

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.

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