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just fyi for any of you dodge guys there is a recall on some 07 tocurrent ram pickups for the pitman arm so yall may wana check your truck for recalls.
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Not sure if this is the particular recall you are speaking of, but it is a few months old:


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JAN 09, 2009 | Recall ID# 8390 Hide Details


Recall Reason STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Recall Date JAN 09, 2009
Model Affected RAM 2500
Potential Units Affected 32782


Recall Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 32,782 MY 2008-2009 DODGE RAM 2500, 3500 AND 3500 CAB CHASSIS PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH POWERS AND SONS STEERING LINKAGE. THE STEERING LINKAGE DRAG LINK INNER TIE ROD TO PITMAN ARM BALL STUD MAY FRACTURE. ALSO THE STEERING LINKAGE DAMPER ATTACHING THE BRACKET MAY YIELD AND SHIFT ON THE LINKAGE.


Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND THE RESTRICTED ABILITY TO TURN THE VEHICLE IN ONE DIRECTION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.


Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING LINKAGE DRAG LINK INNER TIE ROD END ASSEMBLY, AND INSPECT THE STEERING LINKAGE DAMPER BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.


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that would be it i just heard but it the other day . they repaced mypitman arm and the steering arm/outer tierod end on mine today just thought id throw that out there for you guys
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