1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup-1/2 Ton-V8

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The recall information below is provided directly from the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 99V190
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 9,000


Summary:
The underbody hydraulic clutch line heat shield is too short, allowing the plastic clutch line material to be directly exposed to exhaust temperatures. If the line melts, hydraulic fluid can leak onto the vehicle exhaust and cause an underbody fire.

Remedy:
Dealers will install the proper length heat shield. Owner notification is expected to begin during September 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

Dates of Manufacture:
February - June 1999

Manufacturer Recall Number:
838

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