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1999 Dodge Durango
5 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 1999 Dodge Durango
Official recalls have been issued for the 1999 Dodge Durango by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Dodge service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Dodge customer service.
1999 Dodge Durango SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB NHTSA Campaign #08E064000
Summary: Skf is recalling 2,805 hub units, part no. BR930361, sold as a service part for 1997-2004 Dodge Dakota vehicles and 1999-2003 Dodge Durango vehicles equipped with 2-wheel drive & rear axle ABS. Due to a specification error, the rotor Pilot for the hub unit may be too long. This results in the wheel to not be seated fully against the hub flange face during mounting.
Consequence: Improper seating of the wheel can result in excessive vibration, brake rotor noise, difficulty removing the wheel after installation and operation of the vehicle, and possibly wheel-end separation during vehicle operation. Should wheel-end separation occur, the driver could loose control of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash.
Actions: Skf will notify owners and replace the defective hub units free of charge. The recall began on November 5, 2008. Owners may contact skf vsm North America customer service at 1-800-644-8999. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E064000 »
1999 Dodge Durango ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #06E024000
Summary: Certain replacement K&N fuel performance kits, P/nos. 57-1509, 57-1511, 57-1511-1, 57-1517, 57-1517-1, 57-1527, and 57-1530. Also, a small percentage of these kits were sold under the mopar performance parts brand name (P/nos. P5007069 and P5007070). All kits were manufactured from April 20, 1999, through September 23, 2004. These assemblies were manufactured as replacement equipment for certain Dodge pickup trucks and SUVS. A small piece of material from the tube wall could be sucked into the engine throttle body, which could cause the throttle to become jammed in the open position.
Consequence: A jammed open throttle could cause unintended acceleration of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash or increased stoping distances when braking.
Actions: K&N will provide owners with a free repair kit along with repair instructions. The recall began on April 20, 2006. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E024000 »
1999 Dodge Durango AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #01V153000
Summary: 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 clockspring installed, according to warranty records, have been excluded from this recall. In addition, 1997-2000 model year vehicles that have had a suspect replacement clockspring installed, according to warranty records, have been added to this recall.
Consequence: When this occurs, the material could interfere with the clockspring ribbon and cause an open circuit. The driver air bag system will become disabled, and the air bag warning lamp will illuminate on the instrument panel.
Actions: Dealers will replace the clockspring assembly. Owner notification began June 18, 2001. Also some 1997-200 model year vehicles that, according to warranty records, have had a suspect replacement clockspring installed, will also be included in this campaign. 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 DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V153000 »
1999 Dodge Durango SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR NHTSA Campaign #01V119000
Summary: Vehicle description: Certain van, wagon, pickup trucks, passenger and sport utility vehicles, fail to comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 209, "seat belt assemblies." The front seat belt retractor may not comply with the requirements of the standard.
Consequence: If the retractor does not work properly, it will not adequately protect occupants in the event of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the seat belt retractor. Owner notification began August 20, 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 DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V119000 »
1999 Dodge Durango FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING NHTSA Campaign #99V342000
Summary: Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The fuel tank strap can separate due to fatigue during operation. If this occurs, the tank will be unsupported, increasing the risk of a fuel leak.
Consequence: Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Actions: Dealers will replace the double toggle lock fuel tank straps with single toggle lock design. Note: Affected vehicles built through May 21, 1998, also require the rear brake tube inspection/repair. As a result, the fuel tank strap and brake tube repair will be performed on these vheicles in a single service procedure under recall 99V-341/DaimlerChrysler #841. Affected vehicles built from May 22, 1998 through September 25, 1999, only require the fuel tank strap repair, which will be performed under recall 99V-342/DaimlerChrysler #842. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V342000 »
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