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Recall: 2001 Powerwagon: TIRES

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 74697[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: POWERWAGON
    Model Year: 2001
    MFG Campaign #: 995

    Description: TIRES[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 5/1/2001
    End Date of MFG: 6/30/2001
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: T

    Number of units affected: 151
    Date owner notified by MFG :9/24/2001

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

    Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 2500 WAGONS WERE EQUIPPED WITH INCORRECT LOAD RANGE TIRES.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS COULD CAUSE A TIRE TO BLOW OUT IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED AT THE MAXIMUM GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOAD RANGE 'D' TIRES WITH CORRECT LOAD RANGE 'E' TIRES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 24, 2001. 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 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
     

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