Dodge Pickup 1998



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Dodge Pickup 1998 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
06E026000PRO-A MOTORS, INC. E (Equipment)6194404/03/2006OVSCCHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/23/200603/23/2006571108
Defect SummaryCertain 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.
Consequence SummaryWithout the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.
Corrective SummaryPro-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.
NotesThis recall only pertains to pro-a motors aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled lamp model numbers.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration
Dodge Pickup 1998 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
AIR BAGS
09/07/2004121000206/07/2002
 When driving, intermittently the abs/airbag warning light illuminated . the speedometer would drop to zero then go to the original speed. *jb the engine light illuminated and at the same time the gauges fell to zero including the voltage, engine temperature, oil pressure, fuel, rpm's and the mph. with a slight tap on the steering wheel all the gauges had come back and the warning lights would go out. *sc
AIR BAGS - FRONTAL
04/15/2004105/01/1998
 The driver side airbag deployed inadvertently. this caused the driver to sustain minor injuries. the consumer was taken to the hospital. *ak the vehicle was in the park position, the steering wheel was tilted up and the air bag deployed. *sc *jb
11/24/2002300001
 A deer ran in front of the vehicle and caused the vehicle to veer into an embankment. the dual airbags didn't deploy. please fill in additional information. dealer is aware of the problem. ph
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
09/07/2004121000206/07/2002
 When driving, intermittently the abs/airbag warning light illuminated . the speedometer would drop to zero then go to the original speed. *jb the engine light illuminated and at the same time the gauges fell to zero including the voltage, engine temperature, oil pressure, fuel, rpm's and the mph. with a slight tap on the steering wheel all the gauges had come back and the warning lights would go out. *sc
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
1
 Vehicle has a ping and knock in the engine for long time and vehcile stalls on highway at high speed while driving. yh
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
10/10/20021
 The air conditioner failed intermittently and the antifreeze was leaking from the vehicle. the dealer has been notified. *ts *nlm
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
05/02/2002306/01/2098
 The vehicle fuel injection pump fail at highway speeds. when the injection pump failed the vehicle steering controls became extremely difficult to handle on curve. the vehicle hydraulic brake booster loss pressure required extreme effort to stop the vehicle. the bosch diesel injection pump model vp-44 need a safe limp mode design to keep the engine running. the throttle control system must have high idle speed to get off the highway to safety area. the safe limp
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - FILLER PIPE AND CAP
07/16/2005100000104/09/1998
 Gas leaking from area of gas tank at filling station when filling tank. *jb
OTHER
05/19/20031130001
 The vehicles lift pump failed without warning. *nlm
PARKING BRAKE
1
 These types of trucks that tow recreational vehicles need an aftermarket exhaust pipe installed to make towing safe, however this could damage automatic transmissions and void the drive train warranty. *slc
SEAT BELTS - FRONT - RETRACTOR
05/22/2002205/21/2002
 Front passenger seatbelt retractor is stuck. consumer is not able to use seatbelts. *ak consumer states that the driver and passenger seatbelts are inoperable due to the retractor failure. *slc
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - DISC - PADS
01/20/2003
 Consumer has stated that 3 brake pads on his vehicle have failed. ts *dt
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK - ABS WARNING LIGHT
09/07/2004121000206/07/2002
 When driving, intermittently the abs/airbag warning light illuminated . the speedometer would drop to zero then go to the original speed. *jb the engine light illuminated and at the same time the gauges fell to zero including the voltage, engine temperature, oil pressure, fuel, rpm's and the mph. with a slight tap on the steering wheel all the gauges had come back and the warning lights would go out. *sc
STEERING - HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST - POWER STEERING FLUID
03/30/19990
 There was a power steering leak, took vehicle to the dealer, and they couldn't remedy the problem. also, while driving vehicle wandered to the left. power steering leak has since been repaired, but vehicle still drifts off center. *ak *ml
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
332001
 The trucks bed tore loose where it was bolted to the vehicles frame. vehicle was a 1998 dodge diesel heavy duty pick-up. *nlm *ts *jb
SUSPENSION - FRONT
03/30/19990
 There was a power steering leak, took vehicle to the dealer, and they couldn't remedy the problem. also, while driving vehicle wandered to the left. power steering leak has since been repaired, but vehicle still drifts off center. *ak *ml
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM - LOWER BALL JOINT
08/10/2006920004
 1. excessive wear on inside on driver's side tire. 2. could not align front end do to excessive play in upper and lower ball joints on both side of truck. 3. contacted dodge regional office and was told that my vehicle was not one they were doing anything about. even though this is a know failure item and are doing something about other models and years around my vehicle. replaced 4 ball joints at my expense. saved parts and receipts for possible future action. *nm
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM - UPPER BALL JOINT
08/10/2006920004
 1. excessive wear on inside on driver's side tire. 2. could not align front end do to excessive play in upper and lower ball joints on both side of truck. 3. contacted dodge regional office and was told that my vehicle was not one they were doing anything about. even though this is a know failure item and are doing something about other models and years around my vehicle. replaced 4 ball joints at my expense. saved parts and receipts for possible future action. *nm
TIRES - TREAD/BELT
09/05/2000204/01/1998
 Have had tread separation on two tires within the last two weeks. *ak( dot number: tire size: lt235/85r1 )
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
09/07/2004121000206/07/2002
 When driving, intermittently the abs/airbag warning light illuminated . the speedometer would drop to zero then go to the original speed. *jb the engine light illuminated and at the same time the gauges fell to zero including the voltage, engine temperature, oil pressure, fuel, rpm's and the mph. with a slight tap on the steering wheel all the gauges had come back and the warning lights would go out. *sc
Car dealers selling Dodge Pickup 1998
StateCityZipNamePhone
IDKELLOGG83837DAVE SMITH
MIGRAND RAPIDS49505K &M NORTHFIELD DODGE616 363 9011
PARENOVO17764K & L AUTO SALES570 923 0722
TXNEDERLAND77627CLASSIC AUTO SALE'S409 729 0009