2000 Dodge RAM Equipment Electrical Air Conditioner Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Dodge RAM Equipment Electrical Air Conditioner Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID221893
 Internal NHTSA #723157
 Model Year2000
 File date01/06/20
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemAfter 2555 miles, i started getting a very musty odor coming from my a/c vents. I brought it to closest dealer (massey-yardley). Work done states "check for a leak, evaporator leaking,replace evaporator." at 5099 mileage, i went to the dealer because i was still getting a musty odor. I stated i had allergy testing done which came back positive for mold & mildew and i was having health problems due to this condition and could not use my vehicle. This time the dealer cleaned and deoderized the carpet and told me to remove the rubber mats, which i did. There was no moisture under the mats. I do not have pets nor do i smoke, no children. This is a personal vehicle that is not used for work. I am a retired law enforcement officer. The inside and outside of vehicle is always kept immacuately clean. The rubber mats i had bought were of good quality and are afterall, made of inert rubber which did not give off any odor whatsoever. On may 24th i went to the dealer, stated that i have kept the mats out and that it didn't make any difference and i was still getting a musty odor which was making me sick. Dealer sprayed a foaming product manufactured by petro chemical products, inc. Into the drain outlet and also sprayed some condition air automotive refreshener also by that same company. I was also told by the dealer not to use the max a/c setting but to use the outside air which is in contradiction to the instructions in the owner's manual which states, "select max a/c when the outside air contains smoke, odors or high humidity. This feature allows for recirculation of interior air only." two other dealers that i called up to get their opinion on my problem, informed me to spray a can of lysol into the intake (i'm sure the epa would find this a dangerous practice to be inhaling this within a confined area). If chrysler intends for me to use the outside air, in contradiction to the owners manual. Outside air intakes are large enough to suck in insects, etc. *ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StatePALM CITY, FL
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?
 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 purchase01/10/99
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type4WD
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 Vehicle speed0
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  • 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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