Dodge Ram 250 1994



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Dodge Ram 250 1994 investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
POWER TRAIN
PE94072CHRYSLER GROUP LLC10/03/199403/22/1995TRANS HOSE SEPARATION
 There is no summary currently available
STEERING - COLUMN
DP03002CHRYSLER GROUP LLC05/07/200307/22/2003STEERING COLUMN SEPARATION
 Mr. larry a. sackey submitted a petition to the national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa) by letter dated april 18, 2003, requesting that nhtsafurther investigate the defective collapsible steering shaft system on 1987-1995 vehicles manufactured by the daimlerchrysler corporation.in part because of 49 cfr
Dodge Ram 250 1994 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
03/28/1999
 While driving about 60-70 mph, the van began to lose power. after coming to a complete stop owner noticed fire coming from the under carriage of van. the van was totalled. fire department not able to determine cause of fire. *ak
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS
08/01/2000
 Headlights too dim to safely drive at night due to the fact that the plastic light assembly is perminatly fogged. 6 years of heat and moisture have fogged the lense. i have been noticing this effect on many cars here in florida with these plastic headlight assemblies. replacement of the two light assembles w/labor is $250. it would would seem to me that this is a defect in the plastic material. these plastic lenses should have been designed to out last the life of the vehical.
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES - DOORS - LATCH
08/24/1997
 Door sheet metal around latch assembly broke, causing door to unlatch/open. *ak
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
10/15/2002
 Child shifted into gear, brake was not depressed. consumer was able to stop the vehicle. vehicle not affected by recall. ts
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - DISC - ROTOR
05/30/1996
 Vehicle vibrates badly when brakes are applied due to the rotors being out of round.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
03/01/1998201/15/1994
 Abs operates with rapid pulsing of the brakes until a speed of about 8-10 mph is reached at which point abs stops pulsing for 1-1/2 seconds and vehicle rolls. the puase increases time required stopping distance.
03/01/199801/15/1994
 Abs brakes fail to operate properly in a panic situation. *ak
03/01/1998201/15/1994
 While driving on dry pavement at 30 mph or less, panic stops were required. the abs system operates with rapid pulsing of the brakes until a speed of about 8-10 mph is reached, at which point the system stop pulsing for 1-1/2 seconds and vehicle rolls freely. the abs then resumes and a complete stop is made. the puase causes extended stopping distance.