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MOOG® Drag Link Assembly for Ram 2500 & 3500 Trucks

Issue – Potential Drag Link Separation

The OE drag link assembly for 2014-2018 Ram 2500 and 3500 4WD trucks was the subject of a safety recall. The drag link on affected vehicles may have been built with an outboard steering linkage jam nut near the Pitman arm that could loosen.

If not addressed, a drag link separation can result in a loss of steering control. While there have been no known reports of failure, the OE has discontinued the part design.

Discontinued OE part design

Solution – Redesigned Part

To remedy the problem, the OE part has been updated with a different adjusting sleeve that uses a clamp; MOOG offers a complete drag link assembly with this improved design. Installing MOOG part DS801538A ensures that your drag link adjusting mechanism will stay tight to prevent separation. If your vehicle has the original drag link design using a turnbuckle and two jam nuts, MOOG recommends replacing it with the new design.


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