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Dodge Ram 1500 Recall 04V221000

Chrysler Recalls 2004 Dodge Rams Due to Incorrect Tire Labels

Body, Interior & Misc., May 5, 2004

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Summary:

Chrysler has recalled certain 2004 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because the vehicle certification label lists incorrect tire, wheel, and recommended inflation pressure information. Installing the incorrect tire/rim sizes and loading the vehicle to the weights shown on the label can cause tire failure, which can result in a crash. Owners will be provided with vehicle certification label overlays containing the corrected information.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2004

Manufacturer's Report Date: May 5, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V221000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,183

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: 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.

Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL OVERLAYS CONTAINING THE CORRECTED INFORMATION RELATIVE TO VEHICLE TIRE AND RIM SIZE, AND RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURE. THIS RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. D24.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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