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Dodge Caravan 1996
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 1996
Location:
Tarrytown, NY

battery died twice from brake lights illuminating when vehicle was turned off/faulty switch.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B4FP253XTR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dodge CARAVAN 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge CARAVAN 1996 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Caravan 1996
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1996
Location:
Chambersburg, PA

brake switch defective, causing brake lights to stay on.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B4GP44R0TR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge CARAVAN 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge CARAVAN 1996 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Stratus 1996
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 04, 1996
Location:
San Juan, PR

rear back lights failed and brake switch failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1CEFJ6XXTN1. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 30, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Caravan 2002
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
July 22, 2004
Location:
Globe, AZ

1. after leaving my 2002 dodge grand caravan (approx. 48000 miles) in long term airport parking for 12 days i drove two and a half hours home. nothing of any consequence happened on the way home. * 2. at home i noticed that the brake lights were stuck on the on position. i do not know during what part of the trip the brake light got stuck on and fortunately i did not get rear-ended. however, a brake light that is always on increases the risk of rear end collision. 3. the next day i brought the car to my local dodge dealer. they said something that some brake light switch had been kicked off or on and said that i must have done something to make the switch keep the brake light on like kick it or something like that. in fact, nobody kicked the brakes or anything like that. the car just malfunctioned. the local dealer and chrysler are unwilling to consider the safety consequences of the mal function. i was charged for whatever it was the dealer did to fix the problem. note i left the oem box on this form on the default setting of "no." i did this because i do not know what oem means. please call if it makes a difference with this safety complaint. thank you. *jb

Mileage was 48000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4GP24392B. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge CARAVAN 2002 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge CARAVAN 2002 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Horne Motor Company . Dealer's telephone number: 928-425-3500 . Dealer's city: Globe . Dealer's state code: AZ. Dealer's zipcode: 85501 .

Dodge Ram 1500 2003
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 26, 2002
Location:
Tunnelton, WV

10/25/02-bought new 2003 dodge 1500 extended cab. 11/26/02, abs light and brake light on. dealership said "connection at cab had water in it, and dried off and sealed." 12/19/02, 3685 miles, took back because of abs and brake light on. short in brake switch and replaced the brake switch. 12/20/02 returned with abs light and brake light on. brake switch and rear abs sensor shorted. replaced both sensors and found water in the wiring connector. disconnected, cleaned, dried and sealed. returned to me on 12/24. 12/30/02, 4339 miles, abs/brake lights on/rpm spiked. 8-way plug had water in it. "contacted star and was told to cut out plug and solder wires." truck returned to me on 01/02/03. 01/24/03, 5864 miles, abs and brake lights on/speedometer spiking at idle. dealership checked codes, checked wiring, rear abs sensor, connector, abs controller connector, cleaned, sealed connector. truck returned to me on 01/28/03. 08/20/03, 19775 milest, transmission wouldn't kick out of passing gear until 80 mph and when it did, made loud popping noise. dealership said "transmission not upshifting, flash program transmission control." 10/11/03, 23180 miles, i was driving, power steering pump came out and caused me to lose control/run into ditch. damage to bumpers and tailpipe. i had also noticed that day before the wreck that the transmission was kicking into passing gear at 40 mph. had towed to nearest dealership on 10/13/03. would not give me a rental-i had bought the truck from a different dealership. dodge sat on this truck for five months leaving me without a vehicle, saying that they were sending an inspector out to look at it, inspector would be there any day. dodge would not replace bumpers and did not fix/return to me until 03/09/04. truck was still not right/acted like it was going to quit running when started. 09/09/04, abs and brake lights on again/speedometer spiking. over 36,000 miles, have extended warranty, going back to dealership tomorrow. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 2147 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1D7HU18N33S. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 25, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 1500 2003 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge RAM 1500 2003 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Kingwood Chry-plym-dodge . Dealer's telephone number: 304-329-0850 . Dealer's city: Kingwood . Dealer's state code: WV. Dealer's zipcode: WV .

Dodge Durango 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 06, 2005
Location:
Honolulu, HI

in january of 05 had to have both upper and lower ball joints replaced, control arm, front brakes and new tires as a result of bad f/e suspension. now today the speed sensor (and i am hoping that's it) has gone out on the transmission. i have had two window motor failures, a sudden drop in oil pressure causing the truck to stall and there is something wrong with the electrical system. there have been many complaints in regards to these failures and the dodge durango and although they have recalled other dodge trucks for these issues - they have yet to have recalled the 1999. i have contacted dodge since january of this year regarding this issue and they responded telling me that they hadn't had enough complaints to issue a recall. i find this hard to believe seeing all the complaints made to nhtsa and to consumer affairs in regards to this year and model. i also believe that the dodge dealer i bought this truck from (used) sold it to me knowing of these problems - although this i doubt i could ever prove. i am thankful that the front wheels stayed on as long as they did as i have read of the ball joint issue causing wheel separation. this could have been a deadly situation for my family (4 small children - we rely on this as our only transportation) and i hope that the problem is fixed but have serious doubts. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y9XF. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Dodge DURANGO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge DURANGO 1999 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Dodge Of Skokie .

Dodge Ram 1500 2003
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 02, 2005
Location:
Mesquite, TX

dt: the contact had to replace the relay switch for the brake lights. the brake lights in the rear of the vehicle stopped working one at a time. the indicator light indicated that only one light was out. this did not affect the light in the rear window. the relay switch was replaced at the contact's expense. *ak

Mileage was 54000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1D7HA16KX3J. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 31, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge RAM 1500 2003 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge RAM 1500 2003 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Randall Noe . Dealer's city: Terrell . Dealer's state code: TX.

Dodge Intrepid 2002
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 15, 2007
Location:
Elmira, NY

tl*the contact owns a 2002 dodge intrepid. when purchasing the vehicle, the dealer would not allow the contact to inspect its undercarriage. afterwards, the contact had the vehicle inspected and a mechanic informed him that all of the mcpherson struts, the windshield wiper switch, the brakes, and all four rotors needed to be replaced. he further stated that there was excessive fluid in the transmission, which caused the vehicle to shift hard and drive roughly. the failure mileage was 54,000 and current mileage was 73,000. updated 03-27-08 *bf the brake lights stayed on when the vehicle was shut off. there was a problem with the wiring for the parking lights and headlights. updated

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 54000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B3HD46R428. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 08, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge INTREPID 2002 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge INTREPID 2002 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Northstate Auto . Dealer's city: Elmira . Dealer's state code: NY. Dealer's zipcode: 14904 .

Dodge Ram 1500 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Sept 08, 2009
Location:
Rogersville, TN

tl* the contact owns a 2007 dodge ram 1500. while driving approximately 55 mph the engine stalled without any prior warnings. after brake application the vehicle was restarted. however he noticed that the engine warning light was illuminated on the instrument control panel. the vehicle was taken to the dealer, and the brake light switch was replaced. after the repair the failure resurfaced. the vehicle was taken back to the dealer, and a technician replaced various switches and components because they melted. none of the repairs have remedied the failure because the failure still persisted. the dealer was notified, and she was referred to another dealer. however the dealer could not provide a remedy because they could not duplicate the failure. the failure mileage was 23,000. the current mileage was 32,000. updated 12/07/09 *bf the check engine light illuminated. the dealer replaced a faulty brake switch. updated 12/09/09

Mileage was 23000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1D7HU162X7J. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Dodge RAM 1500 2007 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge RAM 1500 2007 Exterior Lighting Brake Lights Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph. Dealer's name: Royston Of Rogersville, Llc . Dealer's telephone number: 472-272-7671 . Dealer's city: Rogersville . Dealer's state code: TN. Dealer's zipcode: 37857 .


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