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Dodge Durango Recall 03V528000

A Component in the Instrument Cluster May Overheat

Electrical & Lights, December 17, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

A component in the instrument cluster may overheat under certain conditions. If this happens, it could potentially cause an instrument panel fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

A capacitor in the instrument cluster may overheat under certain conditions. If this happens, it could potentially cause an instrument panel fire. Dealers will remove the capacitor from the circuit board. The recall began December 17, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C43.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2004

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 17, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V528000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 27,586

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CIRCUIT BOARD CAPACITOR MAY OVERHEAT.

Consequence: THIS COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CAPACITOR FROM THE CIRCUIT BOARD. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 17, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C43.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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