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Recall: 2004 Ram (1500): EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]69190[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2004
    MFG Campaign #: D24

    Description: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 1/20/2004
    End Date of MFG: 2/13/2004
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 6,183
    Date owner notified by MFG: 5/5/2004

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

    Defect Summary: THE VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL ON SOME PICKUP TRUCKS LISTS INCORRECT TIRE, WHEEL, AND RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURE INFORMATION WHICH DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, 'TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.[/FONT]

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    Consequence Summary:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] INSTALLING THE INCORRECT TIRE/RIM SIZES AND LOADING THE VEHICLE TO THE WEIGHTS SHOWN ON THE LABEL CAN CAUSE TIRE FAILURE AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL OVERLAYS CONTAINING THE CORRECTED INFORMATION RELATIVE TO VEHICLE TIRE AND RIM SIZE, AND RECOMMENDED INFLATION PRESSURE. THIS RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. D20.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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