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Dodge Durango Recall 06V039000

Chrysler Recalls 2006 Dodge Vehicles Due to Malfunctioning Lights or Wipers

Body, Interior & Misc., March 6, 2006

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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): 2006

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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