1997 DODGE Dakota

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

13 Recalls for 1997 DODGE Dakota

Recall Date Component Summary
May 16, 1997 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE

THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT DESIGN ALLOWS THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT UPON VEHICLE IGNITION SHUT DOWN.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED MODULE.

May 8, 2001 AIR BAGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS. SOUND DEADENER MATERIAL INSIDE THE STEERING WHEEL COULD BECOME DETACHED FROM THE COVER AND HOUSING.
NOTE: THE RAM PICKUP TRUCKS WERE BUILT AT THE WARREN ASSEMBLY PLANT (“S” IN THE 11TH VIN POSITION) FROM MAY 16, 2000 THROUGH OCTOBER 23, 2000; ST. LOUIS NORTH ASSEMBLY PLANT (“J” IN THE 11TH VIN POSITION) FROM MAY 19, 2000 THROUGH OCTOBER 23, 2000; LAGO ALBERTO ASSEMBLY PLANT (“M” IN THE 11TH VIN POSITION) FROM MAY 23, 2000 THROUGH OCTOBER 23, 2000; AND SALTILLO ASSEMBLY PLANT (“G” IN THE 11TH VIN POSITION) FROM MAY 23, 2000 THROUGH OCTOBER 23, 2000.
IMPORTANT: VEHICLES THAT HAVE ALREADY HAD THE PROPER CLOCKSPRING INSTALLED, ACCORDING TO WARRANTY RECORDS, HAVE BEEN EXCLUDED FROM THIS RECALL. IN ADDITION, 1997-2000 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD A SUSPECT REPLACEMENT CLOCKSPRING INSTALLED, ACCORDING TO WARRANTY RECORDS, HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THIS RECALL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLOCKSPRING ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 18, 2001. ALSO SOME 1997-200 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES THAT, ACCORDING TO WARRANTY RECORDS, HAVE HAD A SUSPECT REPLACEMENT CLOCKSPRING INSTALLED, WILL ALSO BE INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

May 16, 1997 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT DESIGN ALLOWS THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT UPON VEHICLE IGNITION SHUT DOWN.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED MODULE.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

October 20, 2008 SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

SKF IS RECALLING 2,805 HUB UNITS, PART NO. BR930361, SOLD AS A SERVICE PART FOR 1997-2004 DODGE DAKOTA VEHICLES AND 1999-2003 DODGE DURANGO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2-WHEEL DRIVE & REAR AXLE ABS. DUE TO A SPECIFICATION ERROR, THE ROTOR PILOT FOR THE HUB UNIT MAY BE TOO LONG. THIS RESULTS IN THE WHEEL TO NOT BE SEATED FULLY AGAINST THE HUB FLANGE FACE DURING MOUNTING.

Remedy:

SKF WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE HUB UNITS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 5, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SKF VSM NORTH AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-644-8999.

July 17, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN AJ MOTORSPORT COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

AJ MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AJ MOTORSPORT AT 626-618-2026.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

March 15, 2006 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CERTAIN REPLACEMENT K&N FUEL PERFORMANCE KITS, P/NOS. 57-1509, 57-1511, 57-1511-1, 57-1517, 57-1517-1, 57-1527, AND 57-1530. ALSO, A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF THESE KITS WERE SOLD UNDER THE MOPAR PERFORMANCE PARTS BRAND NAME (P/NOS. P5007069 AND P5007070). ALL KITS WERE MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 20, 1999, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 23, 2004. THESE ASSEMBLIES WERE MANUFACTURED AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR CERTAIN DODGE PICKUP TRUCKS AND SUVS. A SMALL PIECE OF MATERIAL FROM THE TUBE WALL COULD BE SUCKED INTO THE ENGINE THROTTLE BODY, WHICH COULD CAUSE THE THROTTLE TO BECOME JAMMED IN THE OPEN POSITION.

Remedy:

K&N WILL PROVIDE OWNERS WITH A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 20, 2006.

March 13, 2006 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT BRAKE CYLINDERS FOR CERTAIN FORD, DAIMLERCHRYSLER, AND JEEP PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE BRAKE CYLINDERS WERE SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF NAPA, RAYBESTOS, AIMCO, AC DELCO, CARQUEST, BENDIX, AND WAGNER. ONLY PRODUCTS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 27, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 17, 2006 (DATE CODES 0529 THROUGH 0602) ARE SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL. WHEN SUBJECT TO VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, AN INTERNAL SEAL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD LOSE FLEXIBILITY AND MAY CAUSE BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK.

Remedy:

AFFINIA (BRAKE PARTS, INC.) WILL REPLACE THE SUBJECT BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2006. OWNERS CAN CONTACT AFFINA GROUP CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-323-0354.

July 17, 2000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS WITH A 131 INCH WHEELBASE. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH INADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE FUEL LINE AND THE CAB UNDERBODY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES FOR PROPER CLEARANCE. FUEL LINES THAT EXHIBIT INADEQUATE CLEARANCE WILL BE REPLACED WITH A REDESIGNED FUEL LINE THAT WILL ASSURE PROPER CLEARANCE.

July 17, 2000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH INADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE REAR AXLE VENT HOSE AND THE BRAKE HOSE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR BRAKE HOSE FOR EVIDENCE OF WEAR. WORN BRAKE HOSES WILL BE REPLACED. THE REAR VENT HOSE WILL BE SHORTENED BY 3 INCHES AND A CLIP WILL BE INSTALLED TO ASSURE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE AXLE VENT LINE AND BRAKE HOSE IS MAINTAINED.

July 17, 2000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS BUILT WITH 2.5L ENGINES. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH INADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE TUBE AND THE POWER STEERING HOSE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE TUBE AND POWER STEERING HOSE FOR WEAR. IF WEAR IS EVIDENT, THE BRAKE TUBE AND/OR POWER STEERING HOSE WILL BE REPLACED. A POWER STEERING STANDOFF BRACKET WILL BE INSTALLED ON ALL VEHICLES TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE TUBE AND POWER STEERING HOSE IS MAINTAINED.

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15 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 DODGE Dakota

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5 Investigations for 1997 DODGE Dakota

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM
SUSPENSION:FRONT
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
SUSPENSION
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

92 Service Alerts for 1997 DODGE Dakota

Date Description
February 26, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Valve Body. These may cause over drive cycling.

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April 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are nece

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April 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are nece

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March 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This SKU is a Clock Spring. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the internal spring. If the internal spring is not seated, the electrical circuit for the horn is disconnected and the horn will not fu

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March 23, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

This SKU is a Clock Spring. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the internal spring. If the internal spring is not seated, the electrical circuit for the horn is disconnected and the horn will not fu

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts.

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November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts.

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage.

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November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts.

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September 3, 2014 160000 STRUCTURE

Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve – Valve Body – RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. If the insulator requires replacement

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September 3, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve – Valve Body – RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. If the insulator requires replacement

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October 1, 1999 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT ON THE CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *MJS

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June 11, 1999 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

ON SOME VEHICLES THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS MAY INCORRECTLY BE DIAGNOSED AS FAULTY DUE TO THE EVIDENCE OF WHEEL BEARING GREASE ON THE BEARING SEAL AREAS. *TT

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February 27, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CONDITION WITH GASOLINE ENGINES WILL NOT ILLUMINATE THE MIL PROPERLY WHEN MISFIRE IS DETECTED. *YC

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September 26, 1997 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

THE CD PLAYER MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND WILL NOT ACCEPT THE CD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO INSERT THE DISK INTO THE RADIO. *YC

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September 19, 1997 140000 AIR BAGS

AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *YC

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August 4, 2005 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT

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March 16, 2001 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

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September 3, 1999 220000 SEATS

INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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September 21, 2001 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

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June 24, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

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November 28, 1997 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY TRANSMITTER BATTERIES DISCHARGE PREMATURELY. *NLM

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September 19, 1997 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INFORMATION REGARDING NHTSA AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *NLM

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October 23, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING I/M ( INSPECTION MAINTENANCE ) TESTING – OBD II “CARB” READINESS MONITOR INFORMATION. *YC

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October 23, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONDITIONS WITH REAR BOX TIE DOWN BRACKET ATTACHMENT BOLTS ARE RUSTED. *YC

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June 19, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CENTER ARM REST/CONSOLE UPPER INERTITIA LATCH COVER ON DRIVER’S SIDE HINGE IS BROKEN. *AK

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June 12, 1998 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

GRINDING/CREAKING NOISE HEARD WHEN FRONT WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE ACTIVATED. *AK

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June 27, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

TIMING CHAIN NOISE. *TW

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June 13, 1997 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

COLD ENGINE IDLE FLUCTUATION. *TW

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April 17, 1998 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON-OFF SWITCHES. *AK

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April 10, 1998 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE BUCKING DURING WIDE OPEN THROTTLE (WOT) ACCELERATION. *YC

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August 29, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES MUD AND DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON LOWER SILL AREA. *NLM

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May 16, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS WITH CENTER ARMREST/CONSOLE UPPER INERTIA LATCH COVER BROKEN. *NLM

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June 13, 1997 190000 TIRES

INFORMATION ON TIRE AND WHEEL RUNOUT. *NLM

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June 4, 1999 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

CONDITIONS WITH DIFFERENTIAL GEAR LUBRICANT WEEPING FROM THE FRONT DIFFERENTIAL VENT. *TT

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November 21, 1997 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

CONCERNS WITH CLUNK/RATTLE FELT IN STEERING COLUMN/WHEEL. *NLM

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July 8, 2002 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING REVISION IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND LABOR OPERATION TIMES FOR RE TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

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November 5, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK NOISE COMING FROM REAR LEAF SPRING. *TT

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November 12, 1999 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

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July 11, 1997 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CONCERNS WITH A/C EVAPORATOR ODOR. *NLM

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July 3, 1997 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

CLICKING AND TAPPING NOISE COMING FROM UNDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

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May 23, 1997 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

WHEN VEHICLES IN THE START POSITION, ENGINE WILL NOT CRANK OVER. *YC

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May 5, 1997 100000 POWER TRAIN

CONDITIONS OF CLICKING OR TAPPING NOISE WHEN THE SPREED CONTROL IS ENGAGED. *YC

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May 9, 1997 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

VARIOUS CAR OWNER’S HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN USING ENGINE COOLANTS MADE WITH PROPYLENE GLYCOL INSTEAD OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL. *YC

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February 14, 1997 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

DIFFICULT TO CLEAN LIGHT COLORED “CHALKY” RESIDUE FROM PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS THAT ARE MOLDED IN BLACK. *TW

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February 28, 1997 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

AIR BAG WARNING LABELS. *TW

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September 22, 2000 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

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September 8, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ON SOME VEHICLES THE ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT START OR STARTS AND STALLS. *TT

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March 3, 2000 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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May 17, 2000 022140 SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ABOUT A SQUEAKING / CLICKING NOISE FROM REAR LEAF SPRINGS. *TT

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February 25, 2000 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EXPERIENCING SPARK KNOCK AND ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION DUE TO INTAKE MANIFOLD PAN GASKET OIL LEAK. *TT

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August 13, 1999 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

CONDITIONS WITH TWO-PIECE PROPELLER SHAFT BOOT TORN. *TT

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August 1, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REPROGRAM PCM AND INSPECT CATALYTIC CONVERTER. *KB

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September 29, 2000 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

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June 11, 1999 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

SUBJECT ON THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING GREASE IS EVIDENT ON THE BEARING SEAL AREA. *TT

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June 11, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

EXPERIENCING SQUEAKING OR CREAKING FROM FRONT WHEEL AREA AT LOW SPEEDS. *TT

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April 23, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT BRAKE CALIPER MOUNTING TO STEERING KNUCKLE THREAD REPAIR. *TT

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December 30, 1998 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON – OFF SWITCHES. *YC

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December 30, 1998 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

SUBJECT REGARDING IGNITION SYSTEM CROSS FIRE/ SECONDARY IGNITION WIRE INDUCTION. *AK

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December 11, 1998 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE/BREAK. *AK

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March 14, 1997 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

EXHIBITING AN IDLE FLUCTUATION FOLLOWING A COLD ENGINE START. *YC

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May 25, 2001 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

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May 25, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

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April 1, 2002 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

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November 28, 1997 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

CONDITION WITH KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) TRANSMITTER BATTERIES DISCHARGE PREMATURELY. *YC

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October 27, 2000 021510 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

SUBJECT REGARDING UPPER CONTROL ARM BUSHING SERVICE. *TT

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February 3, 1997 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

JTEC POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR REPAIR PACKAGES. *JD

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April 1, 2002 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SUBJECT REGARDING THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

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May 29, 1998 021540 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

LOWER BALL JOINT SERVICE INFORMATION. *AK

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May 1, 1998 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT ON FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE ADAPTER USAGE. *YC

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December 31, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

A LOUD POPPING NOISE IS HEARD COMING FROM THE REAR OF THE CAB AS THE VEHICLE IS TURNED ONTO A STEEP INCLINE SUCH AS A DRIVEWAY APPROACH. *YC

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April 30, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VEHICLES EXHIBITING BUZZ, WHINING, OR MOANING LIKE NOISE FROM COLD TRANSMISSION WHEN REVERSE GEAR IS SELECTED. *TT

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April 4, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

LOW HEATER PERFORMANCE DUE TO IMPROPERLY DIRECTED HEATER AIR FLOW. *TW

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September 10, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING SPARK KNOCK AND ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION DUE TO INTAKE MANIFOLD PAN GASKET OIL LEAK. *TT

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March 14, 1997 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CONCERNS WITH ERRONEOUS MIL ILLUMINATION. DRIVABILITY IMPROVEMENT. *NLM

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November 21, 1997 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

INFORMATION ON POOR DRIVABILITY WITH HIGH DI (DRIVABILITY INDEX) FUEL. *NLM

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April 17, 1998 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK

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February 21, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) HORN CHIRP FEATURE DISABLED. *TW

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February 14, 1997 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

INOPERATIVE GUAGES. *TW

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February 14, 1997 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

SQUEAK DURING WINDSHIELD WIPER OPERATION. *TW

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November 12, 1999 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAK HEARD COMING FROM THE WINDOW AREA AS THE WINDOW IS ROLLED DOWN. *TT

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December 17, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING GREASE IS EVIDENT ON THE BEARING SEAL AREA. *TT

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December 17, 1999 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

A CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHILE IN BI-LEVEL MODE, AIR FLOW FROM PANEL VENTS IS LESS THAN THAT OF THE FLOOR VENTS. *TT

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December 17, 1999 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF RADIO INTERFERENCE TO / FROM TWO WAY RADIO RECEIVERS. *TT

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December 4, 1998 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

INFORMATION REGARDING THE FOG LAMP SERVICE. *YC

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December 4, 1998 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

INFORMATION REGARDING THE FOG LAMP SERVICE. *YC

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February 25, 2000 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

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October 3, 1997 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

INFORMATION ON A/C REFRIGERANT LEAKS. *NLM

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August 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

INFORMATIO ON CLIMATE CONTROL. *NLM

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December 15, 2000 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

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October 8, 1999 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES THAT EXPERIENCE WHILE IN BI-LEVEL MODE, AIR FLOW FROM PANEL VENTS IS LESS THAT THAT OF THE FLOOR VENTS. *MJS

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September 4, 1998 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

EXPERIENCING ENGINE COOLING FAN NOISES. *YC

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1997 DODGE Dakota

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