DaimlerChrysler Corporation has issued a recall for the Dodge Ram 2500.
Description of Recall
Certain pickup trucks equipped with 34 gallon fuel tanks fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor car safety standard no. 301, fuel system integrity. The fuel tank may become damaged during certain crash conditions, which could allow fuel leakage to occur if the car rolls over.
Severity of the Defect
Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Dodge’s Recommended Action
Dealers will install a fuel tank shield onto the front frame cross member. The recall began on June 12, 2007. Owners may contact daimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.