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Dodge Durango Recall 07V092000

Circuit In the Instrument Cluster May Overheat

Electrical & Lights, April 2, 2007

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

A circuit 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:

An integrated circuit in the instrument cluster that controls interior lighting may overheat under certain conditions. If this happens, it could potentially cause an instrument panel fire. Dealers will inspect the cluster for damage and replace it free of charge. The recall began April 2, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G07.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2004, 2005, 2006

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 2, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V092000

NHTSA Action Number: EA06015

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 328,424

Summary: ON SOME SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS, AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER THAT CONTROLS INTERIOR LIGHTING MAY OVERHEAT.

Consequence: THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CLUSTER FOR DAMAGE AND REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-140.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. G07.CUSTOMERS MAY 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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