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2000 DODGE DURANGO Recall - Campaign #04V596000

 
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2000 DODGE DURANGO RECALL - #04V596000

RECALL FOR SUSPENSION : FRONT : CONTROL ARM : UPPER BALL JOINT

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4), IF MOISTURE LEAKS INTO THE FRONT SUSPENSION UPPER BALL JOINT, EVACUATION OF THE LUBRICANT AND CORROSION OF THE JOINT MAY CAUSE THE JOINT TO WEAR OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. THIS COULD CAUSE A CLUNKING NOISE IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION, WHICH MAY NOT ALWAYS BE HEARD BY THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

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Vehicle 2000 DODGE DURANGO
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufactured between 1/7/1999 - 12/31/2002
Recalled on 12/21/2004
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 12/21/2004
# Affected 592,707
Recalled for SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT
 
Description ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4), IF MOISTURE LEAKS INTO THE FRONT SUSPENSION UPPER BALL JOINT, EVACUATION OF THE LUBRICANT AND CORROSION OF THE JOINT MAY CAUSE THE JOINT TO WEAR OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. THIS COULD CAUSE A CLUNKING NOISE IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION, WHICH MAY NOT ALWAYS BE HEARD BY THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Consequences EXCESSIVE WEAR IN THE UPPER BALL JOINT MAY ALLOW IT TO SEPARATE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION UPPER BALL JOINTS. THIS SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON DECEMBER 21, 2004. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT.
See also 2000 DODGE DURANGO Recall for AIR BAGS
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Feb 07, 2005 - 020000 SUSPENSION
UPPER BALL JOINT EXTENDED WARRANTY. *TT

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

Oct 20, 2003 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
INTERMITTENT LOCKING/UNLOCKING OF DOORS WITHOUT ACTIVATING THE POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH. *TT

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12/29/2014 - Angel
I need service , about recall,

Do you drive a 2000 DODGE DURANGO?

Just because a car has been recalled does not mean it is not a reliable car. Millions of cars get recalled every year. Recalls often involve problems that are rare but could cause a serious problem if they occur. So the risk to any given driver is often remote, even though there may be a few high-profile incidents traced to the problem.

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