NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500

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 2002 Dodge Ram 1500, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. REAR AXLE FAILURE NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02096

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: December 26, 2002
    • Date Closed: May 15, 2003
    • Recall: no recall issued

    Component(s): Power Train:Axle Assembly
    Power Train:Driveline:Differential Unit

    Summary: See attached report.

    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #PE02096 »

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