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1998 DODGE DURANGO Recall - Campaign #99V341000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1998 DODGE DURANGO RECALL - #99V341000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE TUBE CAN CONTACT AN UNDERBODY CROSSMEMBER EVENTUALLY WEARING A HOLE IN THE TUBE.

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Vehicle 1998 DODGE DURANGO
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufactured between 8/27/1997 - 5/21/1998
Recalled on 12/7/1999
Influenced by DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Owners Notified on 2/21/2000
# Affected 96,892
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE TUBE CAN CONTACT AN UNDERBODY CROSSMEMBER EVENTUALLY WEARING A HOLE IN THE TUBE.
Consequences IF THE TUBE WERE PERFORATED, THERE WOULD BE A REDUCTION IN BRAKING FROM THE REAR WHEELS, INCREASING STOPPING DISTANCES.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RUBBER ISOLATOR ON ALL VEHICLES THAT DO NOT INDICATE TUBE CONTACT. VEHICLES THAT SHOW CONTACT AND HAVE LESS THAN 45,000 MILES AND NO SIGNS OF RED RUST WILL HAVE THE RUBBER ISOLATOR INSTALLED WITH SILICONE TO PROTECT THE TUBE WHERE THE COATING HAS WORN OFF. VEHICLES THAT EXHIBIT CONTACT, AND HAVE MORE THAN 45,000 MILES OR SHOW SIGNS OF RED RUST, WILL HAVE THE BRAKE TUBE REPLACED WITH THE PRODUCTION TUBE AND ISOLATOR.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 21, 2000. 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 1-800-992-1997.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 1998 DODGE DURANGO Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

1998 DODGE DURANGO Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY, MOUNTING

1998 DODGE DURANGO Recall for AIR BAGS
Technical Service Bulletins Sep 26, 2005 - 353600 EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT

Oct 24, 2003 - 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
INOPERATIVE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) SOFTWARE REPROGRAMMING. ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION #03-004. *TT

Oct 30, 2002 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISION IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND LABOR OPERATION TIMES FOR RE TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Sep 28, 2002 - 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Sep 27, 2002 - 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

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Comments

8/30/2012 - Paul Jewell
I bought a 1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2 LTR engine as of 3 t0 4 YRS ago, And In some cases like mine it absolutely does mean it can be an ABSOLUTELY UNRELIABLE & ABSOLUTE DANGEROUS vehicle!!!!! ..Everything that can happen, has happened to this vehicle. The Front differential exploded on the highway 4 miles after I had to put in 4 wheel drive & almost caused me to wreck,I Had to replace the whole front differential axles.. The back (REAR) breaks have never worked since I bought the thing, The Exhaust manifolds lip holes(BOTH) got so hot that the bolts that connect it to the manifold pipes burned off and is now, and has been sitting for a month since I can't keep it together. Right now all three of my front brake lines have rotted into, at the connector from the master cylinder that sends the fluid to the front 2 wheels!!.. That's just the START of all of the terrible danger that it poses to me and other drivers on the road. This vehicle should be considered a complete rec

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