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Dodge Ram 1500 Recall 07V038000

Chrysler Recalls 2006 Dodge Rams Due to Front Wheel Bearing

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled certain 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 models because the front wheel bearing may have received an insufficient quantity of grease during the manufacturing process. This could result in bearing degradation, which if ignored, could result in hub assembly separation. This could lead to a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the front hub and bearing units.

Suspension & Steering, February 26, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 26, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
86,333
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V038000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Summary
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING MAY HAVE RECEIVED AN INSUFFICIENT QUANTITY OF GREASE DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN BEARING DEGRADATION, AND IF SUBSEQUENT NOISE AND VIBRATION ARE IGNORED, COULD RESULT IN HUB ASSEMBLY SEPARATION. THIS MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT HUB AND BEARING UNITS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 26, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. G02.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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