US NHTSA Recalls: Chrysler MOPAR Drag Link Assembly


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, July 2, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of five (5) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the five (5) recalls the NHTSA announced this July comes news of the following:

Logo - Chrysler (FCA US LLC)Chrysler (FCA US LLC), an Auburn Hills, Michigan establishment and a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of Amsterdam, Netherlands has recalled an estimated 32,972 model year MOPAR Steering 4X4 Drag Link Assemblies (part number 68369907AA), and the associated components, Jam Nuts (part numbers 06510749AA and 06510750AA), Drag Link Inner (part number 68111304AA), Drag Link Outer (68111301AA), and Drag Link Adjuster (part number 68111302AA) sold for replacement use on Heavy Duty Ram 2500 and 3500 Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Steering – Steering Linkage may separate

NHTSA Safety Notification 20E043000 reports The Outboard Steering Linkage Jam Nut may loosen, allowing one end of the Drag Link to separate. The Drag Link Assemblies may have been installed as part of a vehicle repair; the Drag Link Assemblies installed during vehicle manufacturing were subject to NHTSA Safety Recall 19V-021.

According to the NHTSA, a Drag Link separation can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of crash MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

FCA will notify registered owners, and dealers will check the Steering Linkage Jam Nut tightness, replacing the Drag Link Assembly or welding the Nut to the Adjuster Sleeve, free of charge. If an owner bought any of these components at the counter of a dealer and it was not installed, the dealer will reimburse the owner. If the part has been installed, dealers will inspect the jam nut tightness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 14, 2020. Owners may contact FCA Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-853-1403 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). FCA’s designation for this recall is W49.

This recall is expected to begin August 10, 2020. Owners may contact Toyota Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-270-9371 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time (“CST”). Toyota’s designation for this recall is 20TB10 / 20TA10.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

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==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20E043000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13203-2020
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