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Recall: 2006 Dakota: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]844[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: DAKOTA
    Model Year: 2006
    MFG Campaign #: F05

    Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 9/12/2005
    End Date of MFG: 12/11/2005
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 39,274
    Date owner notified by MFG: 7/17/2006

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) MAY CAUSE A LOSS OF FRONT TO REAR BRAKE BALANCE, AND THE REAR BRAKES COULD LOCK UP PREMATURELY DURING CERTAIN BRAKING CONDITIONS. [/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. [/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F05.(MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-06-003).CUSTOMERS 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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