Dodge Pickup 1997

Model Pickup made in 1997 by Dodge got 2 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to exterior lighting and power train. There was one recall concerning exterior lighting .

Model 1997


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
06E026000PRO-A MOTORS, INC. E (Equipment)6194404/03/2006OVSCCHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/23/200603/23/2006571108
Defect SummaryCertain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.
Consequence SummaryWithout the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.
Corrective SummaryPro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. the recall began on april 3, 2006. owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988.
NotesThis recall only pertains to pro-a motors aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled lamp model numbers.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Tl*the contact owns a 1997 dodge pickup. while driving 35 mph there was an electrical burning smell and the headlights shut off. the contact opened the hood and attempted to make the repair; however, the headlights flickered and remained on. nhtsa campaign id number: 06e026000 component: exterior lighting is related to the failure. the dealer was notified and confirmed that the vin did not qualify for the recall. the vehicle is being repaired at the owners expense. the faiulre and current mileages were unknown.
 Tl*the contact owns a 1997 dodge pickup. while driving uphill at approximately 35-40 mph, a lock-up clutch failure occurred. the failure occurred without warning. the vehicle was driven to an authorized dealer and they stated that the failure was related to the power train. the vehicle was repaired. recently, the failure recurred on a separate occasion. the vehicle has not been repaired for the second malfunction. the contact was concerned of the safety risk involved. the vin was unknown. the failure mileage was 38,000 and current mileage was 48,892.