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Recall: 1996 Ram (1500): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]41909[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 1996[/FONT]

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    Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 7/1/1995
    End Date of MFG: 10/1/1995
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 12,000[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Date owner notified by MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 2/15/1996[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: THE FASTENERS WHICH SECURE THE GENERATOR CARTRIDGE FUSE TO THE POWER DISTRIBUTION CENTER MAY HAVE AN IMPROPER CLAMP LOAD. IMPROPER CLAMPING CAN RESULT IN ARCING AT THE CONNECTION.[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS CONDITION CAN POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE GENERATOR CARTRIDGE FUSE FASTENERS PROPERLY.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; ALTERNATOR; GENERATOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS AND WAGONS.NOTE: 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 CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.[/FONT]
     

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