2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Latches Locks Linkages Hood Latch Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Latches Locks Linkages Hood Latch Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID576851
 Internal NHTSA #10148555
 ManufacurerDAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2000
 File date21/01/06
 ComponentLATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe hood latch failed. We were driving on the interstate going approximately 65 mph and the hood flew up and slammed into the windshield, causing zero visibility. The windshield shattered, and hood was destroyed, a major accident could have easily occurred. No personal injuries, but approximately $3,000 damage to vehicle.*ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure95000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBELINGTON, WV
VIN pattern 3B7HF12Y5YGXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase06/10/03
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type4WD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed65
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's nameBUCKHANNON AUTO MALL
 Dealer's telephone number304-472-7200
 Dealer's cityBUCKHANNON
 Dealer's state codeWV
 Dealer's ZIP code26201
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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