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Dodge Ram 1500 Recall 04V221000

Chrysler Recalls 2004 Dodge Rams Due to Incorrect Tire Labels

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled certain 2004 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because the vehicle certification label lists incorrect tire, wheel, and recommended inflation pressure information. Installing the incorrect tire/rim sizes and loading the vehicle to the weights shown on the label can cause tire failure, which can result in a crash. Owners will be provided with vehicle certification label overlays containing the corrected information.

Body, Interior & Misc., May 5, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 5, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,183
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V221000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Summary
THE VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL ON SOME PICKUP TRUCKS LISTS INCORRECT TIRE, WHEEL, AND RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURE INFORMATION WHICH DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, 'TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.'
Consequence
INSTALLING THE INCORRECT TIRE/RIM SIZES AND LOADING THE VEHICLE TO THE WEIGHTS SHOWN ON THE LABEL CAN CAUSE TIRE FAILURE AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL OVERLAYS CONTAINING THE CORRECTED INFORMATION RELATIVE TO VEHICLE TIRE AND RIM SIZE, AND RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURE. THIS RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. D24.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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