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Dodge Recall 955: Daimlerchrysler/Upper Control Arms

2001 Dodge Ram 3500

This rotation could twist the steering linkage and possibly separate the brake lines, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Upper Arm

Summary
Vehicle description: Quad cab pickup trucks. The upper control arms attached with cadmium coated nuts can cause the bolts to stretch due to the application of a higher than specified clamp load. Breakage of the upper control arm fasteners could cause the axle to rotate forward under braking conditions.
Actions
Dealers will replace the upper control arm bolts and nuts.
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Date Announced
OCT 12, 2000
Vehicles Affected
480
Dodge Recall #
955
NHTSA Campaign #
00V307000
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