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Dodge Recall 872: Daimlerchrysler/Trailer Hitch Bracket

1998 Dodge Ram Van 3500

Brackets built without proper material could fatigue and fracture in the area where the trailer hitch mounts to the frame.

Trailer Hitches

Summary
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with optional trailer hitch. The trailer hitch side brackets were manufactured using material with insufficient strength.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the trailer hitches and replace any trailer hitch showing signs of fatigue cracking. If no evidence of cracking exists, the dealer will install two reinforcement brackets.
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Date Announced
APR 11, 2000
Vehicles Affected
357,000
Dodge Recall #
872
NHTSA Campaign #
00V107000
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