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Infiniti Q45 Recall 06V395000

Rear Combination Lamps Fail to Comply With Safety Stndards

Electrical & Lights, February 1, 2008

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

On certain vehicles the rear combination lamp fails to comply with standards. This could result in inadequate illumination and lead to a crash.

What Should You Do?

Infiniti will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning April 16, 2007. If you have not been contacted and think your vehicle falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

Summary:

certain vehicles fail to comply with the stop lamp and reflector requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 108 "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment" This may result in inadequate  illumination and may lead to an accident. Dealer will replace the rear combination light assembly free of charge. The Campaign # is 06V395000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2005, 2006

Manufacturer's Report Date: February 1, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V395000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,863

Summary: CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE STOP LAMP AND REFLEX REFLECTOR REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence: THIS STANDARD IS TO REDUCE CRASHES, INJURIES AND DEATHS BY PROVIDING ADEQUATE ILLUMINATION OF THE ROADWAY, AND BY ENHANCING THE CONSPICUITY OF MOTOR VEHICLES ON THE PUBLIC ROADS SO THAT THEIR PRESENCE IS PERCEIVED AND THEIR SIGNALS UNDERSTOOD, BOTH IN DAYLIGHT AND IN DARKNESS OR OTHER CONDITIONS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR COMBINATION LAMP ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 16, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN 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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