Recall: 2007 Ram (2500): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]71591[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
Model: RAM 2500
Model Year: 2007
MFG Campaign #: G16

Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Begin Date of MFG: 4/25/2006
End Date of MFG: 4/23/2007
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 5,062
Date owner notified by MFG: 6/18/2007

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

Defect Summary: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 34 GALLON FUEL TANKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME DAMAGED DURING CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS, WHICH COULD ALLOW FUEL LEAKAGE TO OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE ROLLS OVER. [/FONT]

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[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.[/FONT]


[FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUEL TANK SHIELD ONTO THE FRONT FRAME CROSS MEMBER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT]
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[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALLNO. G16.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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