Dodge Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint


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Dodge D Series(light) 1989
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 26, 1994
Location:
Lower Paxt, PA

upper ball joints failed, causing control arm damage/loss of control. *skd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1BGKE3680KS. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Ram 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1995
Location:
Somers, CT

upper ball joints failed. *dsh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dakota 1995
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
July 21, 1995
Location:
Palm Bay, FL

driver's side top ball joint squeaks.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL23XXSS. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge D250 1990
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 10, 1998
Location:
Waukegan, IL

upper and lower ball joints failed, repair made however failure occured due to stripping of the threads out of the upper control arm, resulting in loss of control.

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

Dodge Intrepid 1995
Chrysler Group Llc
Location:
Sacramento, CA

front end tie rod ball joints broke causing both front wheels to collapse inward.

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1994. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Ram 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 18, 1998
Location:
Louisville, OH

loud clunking noise and sensation in steering linkage while braking and turning corners. dealer had same problem with another ram pickup. dealer replaced upper and lower ball joints. fixed problem. however, after additional 10,000 miles problem is re-occurring. also, three of original five tires had defects including significant bulging and ply separation. resulted in poor traction, excelerated wear, and bouncing. owner replaced two tires. when third tire failed, owner replaced all the tires. dealer stated they receive many tire complaints from new vehicle owners with goodyear tires.( dot number: tire size: p245 75r16 )

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7HC16Y2TJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

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
Location:
Ellington, MO

while driving front right ball joint snapped in half,causing tire to come off. please give any further details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU42Y3TE. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Avenger 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 21, 1999
Location:
Brockton, MA

the upper control arm which is gone, and may cause a loss of vehicle control and result a crash. there is a recall for the lower control arm but not for the upper control arm although it deals with same problem. please provide further information. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU52N8TE. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Ram 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Sept 08, 1999
Location:
Houston, TX

upper control arm had broken off the frame. this happened while driving 30mph in a school zone. had control of vehicle at the time. had no prior warning also, alignment was done prior to this. had contacted mfg & dealer. was informed problem had never happened before. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B5WB35Z0RK. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Durango 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 2000
Location:
Medfield, MA

front ball joints wore out and caused noise, resulting in malfunctioning of the steering system, which could cause loss of control. dealer replaced the ball joints. *ak.et.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4HF28Y1XF. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dodge DURANGO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Dodge DURANGO 1999 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

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 Grand Caravan 1989
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Cedar Grove, NJ

when driving consumer noticed a loud noise coming from front end of vehicle due to the ball joints/ cv joints under the left driver seat have gone bad and needed replacing. also, she had two other dodge products, mini vans in which ball joints failed. consumer has contacted dealer. please provide any further details. *ak

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

Dodge Ram 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Panama City, FL

upper ball joint failure,new oem ball joint would not fit-too small,replace entire a-frame

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7HC16Y4RS. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Dodge Dakota 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 15, 2000
Location:
Grass Valley, CA

front ball joints broke which may have caused a crash at 50,000 miles. dealer cannot determine the cause. please provide further information.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GG22Y8XS. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dakota 1997
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1999
Location:
Milan, OH

while driving vehicle would be hard to control. vehicle would jump to left or right suddenly. dealer has replaced ball joints 9 times, and problem still exists. *ak *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GG23X5V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge DAKOTA 1997 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

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 Ball Joint Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Dodge Avenger 1997
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 05, 2000
Location:
Grosse Pointe, ND

prior to recall notification consumer states when turning wheel and driving, vehicle makes a noise, dealership advised consumer that left lower control arm and right outer axle needed to be replaced, consumer started to experience the same noise on march 28, 2001 that he experienced back in december 2000, consumer then took vehicle back to dealership and assumed part would be covered under recall, dealership did not charge consumer, however the part number for this particular part was not apart of the recall according to the dealership, however dealership did not charge consumer stating it was a goodwill gesture even though consumer was experiencing the same symptoms as in december 2000, this time the right upper ball joint needed to be replaced, consumer is seeking reimbursement for the initial repair done in december 2000. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4B3AU52N1VE. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dakota 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
June 18, 2001
Location:
Wappingers Falls, NY

upper ball joint wore out on a 2 year old vehicle ,replacement parts not aveilable. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GL22X9S1. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dodge DAKOTA 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.


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