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Recall 01V184000

Chrysler Recalls 2001 Dodge Rams Due to Improper Torque on Lug Nuts

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled certain 2001 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because a substitute wheel lug nut tightening process may not have been sufficient enough to insure proper torque of the lug nuts. This may cause wheels to loosen, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the wheel lug nuts for proper torque and correct if necessary.

Drive Train, June 4, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 4, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
212
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V184000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS. A SUBSTITUTE WHEEL LUG NUT TIGHTENING PROCESS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENT TO ASSURE PROPER TORQUE OF THE LUG NUTS.
Consequence
IMPROPER WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE COULD ALLOW A WHEEL TO LOOSEN AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEEL LUG NUTS FOR PROPER TORQUE AND CORRECT IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2001. ALL OWNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED.
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