This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls
The left and right tie rod assemblies are part of the front steering linkage, Certain trucks are being recalled because the left tie rod can break unexpectedly. This can result in loss of steering control. Dealers will inspect the steering linkage and install a new left tie rod assembly as necessary to correct this concern. This recall supersedes a previous recall, some vehicles repaired under the first recall may require an additional repair.
Certain vehicles may have been assembled with a left outer tie rod ball stud that may fracture; others may have received the affected tie rod assembly as a replacement part during normal service. This condition tends to occur during low speed parking lot type maneuvers when the driver is making a tight turn. This condition could result in a loss of directional stability in the left front wheel, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the tie rod ends, replace the left outer tie rod end as required, and perform a front end toe alignment as needed. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. The Chrysler recall number is L16.
Chrysler has recalled certain 2002-2009 Dodge Rams (1500/2500/3500) because the wiper module assemblies may be susceptible to water intrusion, which may result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiper capability. This may cause reduced visibility for the driver, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the wiper module assemblies with vented wiper motor housings.
Chrysler is recalling 18,000 aftermarket steering linkages used for service on 2003–2008 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty Pickup models. The affected assembly part numbers are 52122362AA through 52122362AD. The linkages may drag or fracture, causing a loss of steering control, which can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering linkage drag link inner tie rod end assembly and inspect the steering linkage damper bracket free of charge.
The under hood silencer could sag and contact the exhaust gas recirculation cooler. This could result in an engine compartment fire. Dealers will install a bracket to support the silencer pad adjacent to the cooler. This recall is expected to begin during December 2008. The Chrysler recall number is H34.
Chrysler has recalled certain 2007 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models with manual transmissions because the front driveshaft yoke may break under certain driving conditions. This may result in a loss of vehicle control, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the driveshaft.
The 34 gallon fuel tank equipped on some trucks may be damaged and leak if the vehicle rolls over in a crash. A fuel leak could result in a fire if an ignition source is present. Dealers will install a fuel tank shield onto the front frame cross member. The recall began June 12, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G16.
On some 4x4 trucks with diesel engines, the tire inflation pressure information on the door frame may be incorrect. Improper tire pressures can cause tire failure, which could result in a crash without warning. Dealers will install the correct certification label overlay free of charge. The recall began March 12, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G10.