Dodge Dakota Recall 06V039000

Chrysler Recalls 2006 Dodge Vehicles Due to Malfunctioning Lights or Wipers

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Summary:

Chrysler is recalling certain 2006 Dodge Dakota and Durango vehicles because the turn signals, headlamps, or windshield wipers can malfunction without warning due to a spark of static electricity between the operator and the vehicle. Failure of one or more of these systems could impair the driver's vision and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster.

 

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 6, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

06V039000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

79,701

Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A STATIC ELECTRICITY SPARK BETWEEN THE OPERATOR AND THE VEHICLE CAN CAUSE THE TURN SIGNAL, HEADLAMPS OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO MALFUNCTION WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence:

THIS CAN IMPAIR THE DRIVER'S VISION AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL RE-FLASH THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 6, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:

DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F08. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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