Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
POOR

Frontal crash ratings - Driver
Frontal crash ratings - Passenger
Side crash ratings - Driver
Not Rated
Side crash ratings - Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated

Recalls

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

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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