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Recall: 2004 Ram (1500): POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]5959[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2004
    MFG Campaign #: C39

    Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 11/5/2003
    End Date of MFG: 11/6/2003
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 514
    Date owner notified by MFG: 12/22/2003

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE TRANSFER CASE TO TRANSMISSION ATTACHING FASTENERS MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED CORRECTLY. THIS COULD CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION ADAPTER OR TRANSFER CASE HOUSING TO CRACK AND LEAK FLUID. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] CONTINUED OPERATION CAN RESULT IN PROPELLER SHAFT SEPARATION AND DAMAGE TO FUEL SYSTEM COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A FUEL LEAK. FLUID AND/OR FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN CAUSE AN UNDERBODY FIRE. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DEALERS WILL RETIGHTEN THE TRANSFER CASE TO TRANSMISSION FASTENERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 22, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C39.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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