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Recall: 2004 Ram (1500): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]26353[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2004
    MFG Campaign #: D34

    Description: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 6/22/2004
    End Date of MFG: 7/7/2004
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 2261
    Date owner notified by MFG: 8/13/2004

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICK-UP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 4.7L ENGINES, THE GENERATOR WIRING HARNESS MAY SHORT CIRCUIT DUE TO CONTACT WITH A VALVE COVER STUD. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE GENERATOR HARNESS CAN CAUSE AN UNDER HOOD FIRE.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ALTERNATOR WIRING INSULATION FOR DAMAGE AND REPAIR AND ADD A TIE-STRAP CLIP TO THE VALVE COVER STUD TO RETAIN THE WIRING. THIS RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]RECALL NO. D34.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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