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Dodge Dakota Recall 05V002000

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

Recall Details

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., January 17, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 17, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,142
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V002000
Component
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

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.
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