2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup-1/2 Ton-V8

Quad Cab SLT Plus 2WD

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Recalls

The recall information below is provided directly from the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 02V042
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 268,740


Summary:
On certain pickup trucks, the alternator wire connection to the power distribution center (PDC) can loosen, resulting a vehicle fire.

Remedy:
Dealers will inspect the installation of the alternator wire connection to the PDC and, if necessary, reposition the wire so that the crimp connection will face upward and tighten the fastener to the correct torque setting. The manufacturer reported that owner notification was expected to begin during late April or early May 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Dates of Manufacture:
January - August 2000

Manufacturer Recall Number:
B04

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