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Dodge Recall 870: Daimlerchrysler/Brake Tube/Steering Hose

1998 Dodge Dakota

A puncture of the left front brake tube can result in a loss of braking force at the front wheels, increasing the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

Summary
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks built with 2.5L engines. Some vehicles may have been built with inadequate clearance between the left front brake tube and the power steering hose.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the brake tube and power steering hose for wear. If wear is evident, the brake tube and/or power steering hose will be replaced. A power steering standoff bracket will be installed on all vehicles to ensure that adequate clearance between the brake tube and power steering hose is maintained.
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Date Announced
JUL 17, 2000
Vehicles Affected
40,000
Dodge Recall #
870
NHTSA Campaign #
00V193000
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