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

November 12, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V195000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

INTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

19,688

Summary:

A WASHER IN THE CARGO AREA LIGHT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED, AND MAY HAVE FALLEN IN THE CARGO LIGHT DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS OCCURRED, AND THE THREE POSITION LIGHT SWITCH IS IN THE MIDDLE POSITION, AND THE TAILGATE IS OPEN, THE WASHER CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE LIGHT.

Consequence:

THE LIGHT SHORT CIRCUIT COULD CAUSE THE SWITCH TOOVERHEAT AND RESULT IN A CARGO COMPARTMENT FIRE.

Remedy:

REMOVE THE WASHERS BEHIND THE CARGO AREA LIGHT AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED LIGHT ASSEMBLIES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: CARGO LIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.

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