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Dodge Ram 1500 recall 03V077000

Chrysler Recalls 2002 Dodge Rams Due to Detent System Functionality Problem
Body, Interior & Misc., April 10, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview

Chrysler has recalled certain 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 models because the detent system on the exterior mirror housings may lose functionality. This can adversely affect the rearward field of vision and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will install a mirror detent retainer kit to correct this condition.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002

Mfr's Report Date:
April 10, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V077000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 195500

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE DETENT SYSTEM ON THE EXTERIOR MIRROR HOUSINGS MAY LOSE THE FUNCTIONALITY.

Consequence: THIS COULD POTENTIALLY AFFECT REARWARD FIELD OF VISION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MIRROR DETENT RETAINER KIT TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 10, 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 DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. C10.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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