DODGE DAKOTA | SUBJECT: DAKOTA EXT. | TROY,NY | 2000

SUBJECT: DAKOTA EXT. CAB 4X4. W/ 3.9L FUEL INJECTED ENGINE. DAIMLER CHRYSLER LEADS CONSUMERS TO BELIEVE THIS VEHICLE WOULD AVERAGE 18 MILES PER/GAL. HIGHWAY DIVING. I NOW HAVE 5400 MILES ON THIS VEHICLE AND THE BEST HIGHWAY MILEAGE I’M ABLE TO OBTAIN IS 13 MILES/PER GAL. AND ABOUT 10MI./PER GAL. CITY ON AN AVERAGE WINTER DAY. I’VE HAD THIS TRUCK INSPECTED BY THE DEALER AND THEY FIND NOTHING OUT OF SPECS WITH THE ENGINE OR IGNITION. IS ANYONE OTHER THAN MYSELF EXPERIENCING THIS PROBLEM WITH THERE VEHICLE AND WHY IS DAIMLER CHRYSLER ALLOWED TO USE FALSE DOE-EPA INFORMATION TO MARKET THERE TRUCKS? I WOULD BE VERY INTERESTED TO HEAR YOUR COMMENTS ON THIS SUBJECT.*AK Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B7GG22XXYS. Car problem was reported in TROY, NY. Car had an original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20001001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

PLYMOUTH GRAND VOYAGER | FIRE ORIGINATED FROM ENGINE AREA. | HEMPSTEAD,NY | 1998

FIRE ORIGINATED FROM ENGINE AREA. WE WERE PULLED OVER BY ANOTHER DRIVER WHO SAW FLAMES UNDER THE MINI-VAN. AS I (DRIVER) EXITED AUTO, I WAS HIT BY EXPLOSIVE FLAMES THAT ORIGINATED FROM ENGINE EXITING BEHIND THE LEFT FRONT TIRE. FLAMES ALSO EMITTED FROM PASSENGER FRONT (RT) SIDE.DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER RECEIVED 2ND AND 1ST DEGREE BURNS. AUTO WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES WITHIN 5 MINUTES. TOTAL LOSS. INSURANCE COMPANY INVESTIGATED – PRELIMINARY CONCLUSION FUEL LEAKAGE. *AK Date Reported:Oct 27, 2000. Vehicle was on fire. 2 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1P4GP44R1WB. Car problem was reported in HEMPSTEAD, NY. Accident was reported to Police. Car had an original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 MPH.