2000 Dodge RAM Trailer Hitches Recall

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2000 Dodge RAM Trailer Hitches Recall

 NHTSA Recall #8001
NHTSA Compaign #00V107000
MFG Compaign #872
 ManufacturerDAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
 SupplierDODGE
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM
 Model Year2000
 ComponentTRAILER HITCHES
 Date of notification24/04/00
 Begin date of manufacuring01/01/98
 End date of manufacturing30/09/99
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received11/04/00
 Report created28/04/00
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units357000
 Defect summaryVehicle description: pickup trucks equipped with optional trailer hitch. The trailer hitch side brackets were manufactured using material with insufficient strength.
 Consequence summaryBrackets built without proper material could fatigue and fracture in the area where the trailer hitch mounts to the frame.
 Corrective actionDealers 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.
 Recall notesOwner notification began april 24, 2000. 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 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
  • 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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