DODGE RAM 1500 1992: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Make : DODGE Model : RAM 1500 Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1991-11-01 - 1991-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V035000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-06-24 Date Received by ODI: 1992-03-17 Date Added to Database: 1992-03-23
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) (Stellantis)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 800
Summary:
      THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE SPRINGS ARE TOO LONG, WHICH CAN CAUSE FULL COMPRESSION OF THE RETURN SPRING BEFORE FULL ENGAGEMENT OF THE BRAKE PADS TO THE DRUM WHEN THE PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED. THE AMOUNT OF FORCE APPLIED BETWEEN THE PADS AND THE DRUM MAY ALSO DECREASE WITH REAR PAD WEAR AND SUCH DETERIORATION WOULD NOT BE EVIDENT TO THE VEHICLE OPERATOR DURING PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION.
Consequence:
      THE PARKING BRAKE MAY NOT BE FULLY ENGAGED WHEN THEVEHICLE OPERATOR HAS APPLIED THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER. THIS COULD RESULT INUNINTENDED VEHICLE ROLLAWAY.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PARKING BRAKE CABLE WITH A CABLE ASSEMBLY THAT HAS THE PROPER LENGTH SPRING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: PARKING BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RAM PICKUP TRUCK.