Dodge 5500

Model 5500 made by Dodge got 4 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to steering. . There was one recall concerning trailer hitches .

Model 2008


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
08V344000KNAPHEIDE MANUFACTURING COMPANYfrom 10/23/2006 to 07/15/2008V (Vehicle)10808/15/2008MFRKNAPHEIDE MANUFACTURING COMPANY07/28/200807/29/2008
Defect SummaryKnapheide is recalling 108 my 2006-2008 pro series truck beds equipped with an icc bumper which included a provision for a ball hitch. there may be an insufficient weld attaching the hitch channel to the supporting structure.
Consequence SummaryThis could result in bending of the hitch channel or the hitch could be pulled off the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryKnapheide will offer two remedies to its customers: (1) for those customers who do not use the hitch, the hitch will be removed from the truck bed and replaced with an icc bumper; or (2) for those customers who need a hitch, a receiver hitch assembly will be added to the existing hitch assembly and all suspect weld joints will be re welded. the recall began on august 15, 2008. owners may contact knapheide at 1-877-473-5763.
NotesCustomers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to

Consumer Complaints

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 I was informed of a safety recall on my dodge 5500 truck. the recall is identified as k28 left tie rod end. the dealer, perkins dodge, colorado springs, colorado refused to make the repair.