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Recalls - 2002 SPRINTER 2500

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

TIRES:VALVE

Recall Number

04V600000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

ON CERTAIN TRUCKS DISTRIBUTED BY DODGE OR FREIGHTLINER AND EQUIPPED WITH A TIRE VALVE, TR600, ON 16" TIRES, THE VALVE CAN DEVELOP CRACKS WITHIN THE RUBBER PART OR BETWEEN THE METAL PART AND THE RUBBER PART OF THE VALVE STEM.

Defect Consequence

SUCH CRACKING MAY LEAD TO A LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE AT THE VALVE STEM, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TIRE VALVES ON ALL SPRINTER VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes

CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236).


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