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Dodge Ram 1500 Recall 03V077000

Chrysler Recalls 2002 Dodge Rams Due to Detent System Functionality Problem

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled certain 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 models because the detent system on the exterior mirror housings may lose functionality. This can adversely affect the rearward field of vision and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will install a mirror detent retainer kit to correct this condition.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 10, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 10, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
195,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V077000
Component
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Summary
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE DETENT SYSTEM ON THE EXTERIOR MIRROR HOUSINGS MAY LOSE THE FUNCTIONALITY.
Consequence
THIS COULD POTENTIALLY AFFECT REARWARD FIELD OF VISION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MIRROR DETENT RETAINER KIT TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 10, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. C10.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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