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Dodge Recall C02: Daimlerchrysler/Idle Speed

2003 Dodge Ram 1500

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This can result in unintended acceleration and a reduction in braking effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

Vehicle Speed Control

Summary
Certain pickup trucks, equipped with cummins diesel engines and manual transmissions, may experience an elevated idle speed after extended cruise control use.
Actions
Dealers will reprogram the software in the cummins engine controller. Owner notification began on March 10, 2003. 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.
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Date Announced
FEB 05, 2003
Vehicles Affected
19,500
Dodge Recall #
C02
NHTSA Campaign #
03V033000
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