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Recall: 2006 Ram (1500): POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]36013[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 2006
    MFG Campaign #: E18

    Description: POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 2/9/2005
    End Date of MFG: 9/7/2005
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 136
    Date owner notified by MFG: 11/7/2005

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN 4-WHEEL DRIVE PICKUP TRUCKS, THE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE (TIPM) MAY CONTAIN INCORRECT TRANSFER CASE CALIBRATION SET POINTS, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN INADVERTENT TRANSFER CASE DEFAULT TO NEUTRAL.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IF THIS OCCURS AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AWAY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TIPM WITH NEW SOFTWARE THAT PREVENTS THE POTENTIAL FOR THIS CONDITION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. E18.CUSTOMERS MAY 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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