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Dodge Caravan recall 04V531000

Recall 04V531000
Electrical & Lights, January 31, 2005
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001, 2002

Mfr's Report Date:
January 31, 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V531000

NHTSA Action Number: PE04049

Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 238000

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, CONDENSATION FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AIR CONDITIONING DUCTS MAY DROP THROUGH VENT HOLES IN THE TOP OF THE RADIO AND RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT SUBSEQUENTLY SENDS DIRECT CURRENT TO THE REAR SPEAKERS.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN A SPEAKER FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADD A SPECIAL TAPE TO THE TOP OF THE RADIO TO PREVENT THE POTENTIAL OF WATER INTRUSION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLERRECALL NO. D48.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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