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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2000 Dodge Dakota

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2000 Dodge Dakota, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: STOP LAMP SWITCH

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE00035

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 07, 2000
    • Date Closed: March 09, 2001
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Electrical System

    Summary: Alleged that electrical failure of the brake stop lamp switch man result in stop lamps not illumination during service brake application, and the vehicle's cruise control system may fail to disengage

  2. INVESTIGATION: FRONT SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA01010

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Front:Anchorage

    Summary: Allege that the front safety belt anchor bolts disengage from their mounting points or are found to be loose.

  3. INVESTIGATION: FRONT SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGE DISENGAGEMEN

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE00030

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 21, 2000
    • Date Closed: March 08, 2001
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Front:Anchorage

    Summary: Alleged that the driver's seat safety belt anchors disengage from mounting points

  4. INVESTIGATION: UPPER BALL JOINT SEPARATION

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA03023

    Component(s): Suspension
    Suspension:Front
    Suspension:Front:Control Arm
    Suspension:Front:Control Arm:Upper Arm
    Suspension:Front:Control Arm:Upper Ball Joint

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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