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Recall 01V289000

Chrysler Recalls 2001 Dodge Rams Due to Incorrect Load Range Tires

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled certain 2001 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because they were equipped with incorrect load range tires. If the vehicle is operated at maximum gross weight, this could cause a blow out. Dealers will replace the tires.

Drive Train, September 24, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 24, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
151
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V289000
Component
TIRES
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 2500 WAGONS WERE EQUIPPED WITH INCORRECT LOAD RANGE TIRES.
Consequence
THIS COULD CAUSE A TIRE TO BLOW OUT IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED AT THE MAXIMUM GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOAD RANGE 'D' TIRES WITH CORRECT LOAD RANGE 'E' TIRES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 24, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
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DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO.995. 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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