DODGE RAM 2001: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : DODGE Model : RAM Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-01-01 - 2000-08-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V042000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-05-20 Date Received by ODI: 2002-02-07 Date Added to Database: 2002-02-11
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) (Stellantis)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: B04
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 268740
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, THE ALTERNATOR WIRE CONNECTION TO THE POWER DISTRIBUTION CENTER "PDC" CAN LOOSEN.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE 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. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 20, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO.B04.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.