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Dodge Ram 3500 Recall 06V038000

Chrysler Recalls 2006 Dodge Vehicles Because the Rear Brakes May Lock Prematurely

Brakes, July 17, 2006

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Summary:

Chrysler is recalling certain 2006 Dodge Dakota, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and Ram 3500 models because the rear brakes may lock prematurely during certain braking conditions. Locking up of the rear wheels during braking could result in loss of vehicle control and an increased risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ABS control unit.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2006

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 17, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V038000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 39,274

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) MAY CAUSE A LOSS OF FRONT TO REAR BRAKE BALANCE, AND THE REAR BRAKES COULD LOCK UP PREMATURELY DURING CERTAIN BRAKING CONDITIONS.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F05. (MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-06-003). 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.

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