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Dodge recall 05V002000

Chrysler Recalls Certain 2005 Dodge Dakotas Due to Loose Side Air Bag Fasteners

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Dodge Dakota 2005

Body, Interior & Misc., January 17, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview

The side curtain air bag fasteners may not have been properly tightened. This could result in improper side air bag deployment in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will tighten the side curtain fasteners to the proper specification.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V002000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1142

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG, THE CURTAIN FASTENERS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN IMPROPER SIDE AIR BAG CURTAIN DEPLOYMENT IN CERTAIN SIDE CRASH CONDITIONS, WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE SIDE AIR BAG CURTAIN FASTENERS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. D57. 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.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration