Dodge Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm


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Dodge Dakota 1995
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 03, 1995
Location:
Smithtown, NY

knuckle and upper arm broke while driving. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL23X5SS. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dakota 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 1995
Location:
Lithonia, GA

upper control arm loose on 2 occasions. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL23Y8R8. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DAKOTA 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge DAKOTA 1994 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Avenger 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 04, 1998
Location:
Carney, NJ

when driving the vehicle, parked, then noticed the upper control arm on the front right side of the vehicle snapped, could have caused the wheel to fall off. dealer contacted and was not aware of the problem. unable to duplicate the problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU42Y9TE. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge D250 1990
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 11, 1998
Location:
Mesa, AZ

upper ball joint failed, after repair work completed upper ball joint pulled out of control arm due to threads being stripped, damaging control arm and new ball joint.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7KE2684LS. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Avenger 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1998
Location:
Saint Loui, MO

right upper control arm bracket separated from the strut tower.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU4249TE. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 04, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge AVENGER 1996 Drive type:FWD. Dodge AVENGER 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: MAN .

Dodge Ram 1988
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1999
Location:
Sunbury, OH

left upper control arm crossmember rusted through causing the coil spring to push up through the top.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2BLHB23Y4JK. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 27, 1988. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 1988 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge RAM 1988 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Durango 1998
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Santa Barbara, CA

accident--toyota corolla grazed front left corner of bumper and hit tire. tire blew, upper and lower control arms were pushed back.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y7WF. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Dodge Ram 2500 1992
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1999
Location:
Middletown, OH

while driving down the road, traveling 35mph heard a knocking noise. pulled over and turned vehicle off. had vehicle towed to a garage, and was told that the flywheel completely broke off. consumer contacted manufacturer about the problem. manufacturer claimed that vehicle had high mileage, and were not able to help. also, while driving down the road upper control arm cracked, and driver lost control . *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3B7KE23C7NM. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Durango 1998
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Wayne, MI

upper ball joints and upper control arm failed. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y4WF. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Dodge Durango 1998
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Wayne, MI

upper ball joints and upper control arm failed. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y4WF. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Dodge Intrepid 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
July 17, 2000
Location:
Whister, MA

dealer has not corrected recall in a reasonable amount of time.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B3HD56F9RH. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Dodge Intrepid 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 10, 2000
Location:
Sullivan, IN

driving 25mph & was making left turn when without any warning steering went out. vehicle kept straight. stopped vehicle & checked it. noticed upper control arm had broken & fell out on transmission. vehicle was towed to repair shop. entire upper control was replaced. mechanic could not indicate what caused it to break. *ak *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B3ED46T4RF. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dodge INTREPID 1994 Drive type:FWD. Dodge INTREPID 1994 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Dodge Avenger 1995
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 19, 2001
Location:
N. Liberty, IA

was driving slowly due to ice. felt something jerk in vehicle. went into a ditch. was towed to mechanic & then a dealership. was informed that upper control arm had broken. it was only a few inches from lower control arm. it had separated from suspension frame. also, rack & pinion steering was cracked, and sunroof will not close or open on tracks.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU52N8SD. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Ram 3500 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Mar 05, 2001
Location:
Bonaire, GA

vehicle was coming to a stop and upper ball joint on the left side popped out. it felt like vehicle hit a pothole. front tire was out at bottom and top toward the center of vehicle. also, steering wheel went to a 25 degree to keep it straight in road. this was second time this happened to right side. first time dealer fixed it. but, consumer did not want them to repair it again because problem was not being rectified. consumer was trying to go through arbitration. *ak this has happened on the left and right sides, consumer filed arbitration and it was ruled that chrysler buy back the vehicle. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7MC336XXJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 3500 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: diesel. Dodge RAM 3500 1999 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Dodge Ram 2001
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 12, 2001
Location:
Dayton, OR

recall 00v307000 upper control arm. vehicle was taken to dealer for recall repair. dealer deleted information out of database without inspecting vehicle. vehicle was involved in a frontal collision which resulted in total loss of the vehicle. consumer suspected that recall defect was the cause of the collision. please provide additional information. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3B7HC1313Y8. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dakota 2000
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Aug 25, 2001
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

during normal operation there was a noise coming from front of vehicle. dealership examined vehicle, and determined upper left ball joint and upper left control arm were beginning to separate. dealership performed repairs, but problem occurred again as consumer was driving away from dealership. second incident resulted when mechanic failed to tighten bolts, allowing problem to reappear. please provide any additional information/ attachments*ak.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL2AN9YS. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Dodge Durango 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 04, 2002
Location:
Centreville, MI

-upper control arm ball joints have been diagnosed as bad. this vehicle has only 52,000 miles and is driven primarily on the highway and is not subjected to abuse. the dealership has admitted that this is a common problem with these vehicles. the dealership & manufacturer refuse to replace components under warranty because the vehicle is beyond the covered warranty mileage of 32,000 miles. having done searches on the internet i have found that this is a very common problem that has very serious safety implications.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y2XF. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Dodge Dakota 1997
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1997
Location:
Richmond, VA

there is a loud popping noise when backing up, found right upper control arm failed and was replaced. *yd

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL23X8VS. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DAKOTA 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge DAKOTA 1997 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Arm Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Durango 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Dec 05, 2001
Location:
Bellingham, MA

replacement upper & lower ball joints & control arms failed at 45,551 miles. dealer auto tech replaced parts - the right side ball joint fitting was initially "drilled & tapped" by dodge auto tech on 4/10/01. the cost for installation and parts for second replacement were not warrantied by dodge or mopar - 12,000 mi. warranty offered by mopar - we were 1,834 miles over the warranty. we paid half the cost on this safety hazard repair.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y7XF. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 2099. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Dodge Durango 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 10, 2001
Location:
Bellingham, MA

factory installed upper & lower ball joints, upper control arms failed at 31,797 miles. dealer technician "drilled & tapped fittings on the right joint" when replacing under 3yr. 36,000 mile warranty.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HS28Y7XF. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 2099. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DURANGO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.


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