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Dodge Recall 861: Daimlerchrysler/Lower Control Arm

2000 Dodge Ram 1500

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If the bracket separates the vehicle could experience reduced directional stability, braking degradation and/or vehicle pull under braking.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Lower Arm

Summary
Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. The welds at the right side lower control arm bracket to axle tube attachment may have inadequate fatigue life due to poor weld quality. This can lead to separation of the control arm bracket from the axle tube.
Actions
Dealers will replace the front axle with a properly welded front axle.
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Date Announced
JAN 11, 2000
Vehicles Affected
76
Dodge Recall #
861
NHTSA Campaign #
00V007000
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