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Recall: 2011 Ram (1500): SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]10V656000[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM 1500
    Model Year: 2011
    MFG Campaign #: N/A

    Description: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 56,611
    Date owner notified by MFG: 12/24/2010

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

    Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 RAM 1500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH DECEMBER 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE EXPERIENCE A NOISE (GROWL, GRIND) COMING FROM THE REAR AXLE BEARING WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY SEIZE.

    Consequence Summary: A FAILURE OF THE BEARING COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

    Recall Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153). [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
     

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