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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls

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Most Recent 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Recall

On September 17, 2001, Dodge recalled 701,000 Dodge Ram 2500. On certain pickup trucks originally sold in or currently registered in the following "salt belt" states: maine, new hampshire, vermont, massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut, new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, delaware, maryland, the district of columbia, west virginia, ohio, indiana, michigan, illinois, wisconsin, minnesota, iowa, and missouri. corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch could cause the mechanism to bind in the "release position."
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 17, 2001
On certain pickup trucks originally sold in or currently registered in the following "salt belt" states: maine, new hampshire, vermont, massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut, new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, delaware, maryland, the district of columbia, west virginia, ohio, indiana, michigan, illinois, wisconsin, minnesota, iowa, and missouri. corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch could cause the mechanism to bind in the "release position."
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 3, 2001
Vehicle description: pickup trucks equipped with diesel engines. the throttle cable could unravel (fray) or break resulting in loss of throttle control.
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 26, 2000
Vehicle description: light duty pickup trucks. the affected vehicles were built with an ignition switch and wiring that could overheat. high electrical current loads pass through the switch when the blower motor is operated on high for an extended periods of time.
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 27, 1999
Vehicle description: pickup trucks equipped with manual transmission, v10 engines and four-wheel-drive transfer cases. under sustained maximum rated vehicle load, while driving up a steep grade in four-wheel-drive low range in hot ambient conditions, the local exhaust temperature proximate to the hydraulic clutch line can generate line temperatures that exceed the temperature limit of the clutch line material. if this condition occurs and the clutch is depressed, the line could rupture.
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 1999
Vehicle description: van and wagon model passenger vehicles. if water/road salt gets on the interior floor of the vehicle in the proximity of the air bag electronic control module (aecm), the aecm can corrode. the resulting corrosion can cause the driver side air bag to deploy inadvertently.