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Recall: 2002-2008 Ram (1500): WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]86869,86871,86872,86873,86875,86878,86881[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2002-2008

    Description: WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 34,604

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

    Defect Summary: FEDERAL-MOGUL IS RECALLING CERTAIN CARQUEST, NATIONAL, AND PERCISION BRAND WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES, P/NOS 515073 AND 515073, SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON MODEL YEAR 2002 THROUGH 2008 DODGE RAM 1500 PICKUP TRUCKS. THE INBOARD ROLL FORM USED TO MAINTAIN THE HUB ASSEMBLY CAN FATIGUE RESULTING IN NOISE AND/OR WHEEL SEPARATION ON THE TWO WHEEL DRIVE (2WD) APPLICATIONS. THE RISK OF THESE ISSUES DO NOT OCCUR ON THE FOUR WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) APPLICATIONS, AND INSTALLATION ON THE 4WD APPLICATIONS ARE NOT PART OF THIS RECALL.[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] A VEHICLE CRASH CAN OCCUR IF THE WHEEL SEPARATES FROM THE VEHICLE.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND TECHNICIANS WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED HUB ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 1-877-489-6659.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO REPLACEMENT CARQUEST AND NATIONAL WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON DODGE RAM 1500 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY CHRYSLER LLC.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
     

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