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Dodge Durango Recall 06V240000

Rear Suspension May Be Damaged from Factory

Recall Details

On some vehicles, the left rear watts link of the rear suspension may have been damaged during assembly and could fail. If the watts link fails, vehicle handling could be compromised, and a crash could occur. Dealers will replace the left rear watts link free of charge. The recall began July 19, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F30.

Our Quick Take

On some vehicles, a component of the rear suspension may have been damaged during assembly and could fail. If the component fails, vehicle handling could be compromised, and a crash could occur.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Suspension & Steering, July 19, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 19, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
230
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V240000
Component
SUSPENSION:REAR

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE LEFT REAR SUSPENSION WATTS LINK MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY AND COULD FAIL.
Consequence
A FAILED WATTS LINK COULD ADVERSELY AFFECT VEHICLE HANDLING AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT REAR SUSPENSION WATTS LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F30.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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