Infiniti G35 Recall 02V331000
Headlamp Adjustment Caps Missing
Electrical & Lights, January 20, 2003
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Our Quick Take:
Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard.
What Should You Do?
Please contact your Infiniti 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.
Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard. Dealers will install the missing tamperproof caps on the headlight assemblies. The recall began on January 20, 2003.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2003
Manufacturer's Report Date: January 20, 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V331000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36,000
Summary: CERTAIN SEDANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, ¿LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.¿ IN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE HEADLAMPS, IT IS NECESSARY TO HAVE A MEANS TO ADJUST THE HEADLAMPS. TAMPERPROOF CAPS TO PREVENT HORIZONTAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE HEADLAMPS ARE THEN INSTALLED. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING THE TAMPERPROOF CAPS.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE MISSING TAMPERPROOF CAPS ON THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 20, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.
Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration