Circuit In the Instrument Cluster May Overheat
Electrical & Lights, April 2, 2007
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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.
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.
Manufacturer's Report Date:
April 2, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Potential Number of Units Affected:
ON SOME SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS, AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER THAT CONTROLS INTERIOR LIGHTING MAY OVERHEAT.
THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.
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.
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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration