The Rear Brakes May Lock Under Certain Braking Conditions
Brakes, December 12, 2005
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Our Quick Take:
A problem with the software for the ABS control module may cause the rear brakes to lock up under certain braking conditions. This could cause a loss of control, and possibly a crash without warning.
What Should You Do?
Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A problem with the software for the ABS control module may cause the rear brakes to lock up under certain braking conditions. Dealers will reprogram the ABS control module. The recall began February 19, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is F50.
Mfr's Report Date:
December 12, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
Potential Number of Units Affected:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS), THE ABS CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE PROGRAM MAY CAUSE THE REAR BRAKES TO LOCK UP DURING CERTAIN BRAKING CONDITIONS.
THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING.
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 12, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. E20.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration