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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Recall

On July 29, 2002, Dodge recalled 97,500 Dodge Ram 2500. On certain pickup trucks equipped with diesel engines only, the throttle linkage joints can corrode and cause the throttle to bind or stick.
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 29, 2002
On certain pickup trucks equipped with diesel engines only, the throttle linkage joints can corrode and cause the throttle to bind or stick.
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 June 18, 2001
Vehicle description: pickup trucks. sound deadener material inside the steering wheel could become detached from the cover and housing. note: the ram pickup trucks were built at the warren assembly plant ("s" in the 11th vin position) from may 16, 2000 through october 23, 2000; st. louis north assembly plant ("j" in the 11th vin position) from may 19, 2000 through october 23, 2000; lago alberto assembly plant ("m" in the 11th vin position) from may 23, 2000 through october 23, 2000; and saltillo assembly plant ("g" in the 11th vin position) from may 23, 2000 through october 23, 2000. important: vehicles that have already had the proper clock spring installed, according to warranty records, have been excluded from this recall. in addition, 1997-2000 model year vehicles that have had a suspect replacement clock spring installed, according to warranty records, have been added to this recall.
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.
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