Dodge Ram 50 Recall 95V089000

Recall 95V089000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

December 20, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

95V089000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE95004

Component:

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected:

78,000

Summary:

THE STEERING WHEEL ARMATURE STAMPING CAN CRACK DUE TO FATIGUE AND SEPARATE FROM THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING WHEEL FOR ARMATURE CRACKS AND REPLACE ANY WHEELS EXHIBITING CRACKS. ALL OTHER VEHICLES WILL HAVE A REINFORCEMENT PLATE INSTALLED TO PREVENT STEERING WHEEL SEPARATION IF CRACKING OCCURS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; WHEEL AND COLUMN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, VANS AND WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH"PREMIUM" STEERING WHEELS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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