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ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.4 LITER ENGINES, THE HIGH PRESSURE POWER STEERING HOSE MAY PREMATURELY HEAT AGE AND DEVELOP A LEAK.
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ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH BACK SEATS, THE UPPER BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE HIGH BACK SEAT THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME, COULD FRACTURE. IF THE BOLT FRACTURES, THE SEAT BACK MAY RECLINE UNTIL IT MAKES CONTACT WITH AN OBJECT BEHIND THE SEAT, SUCH AS THE SECOND ROW SEAT CUSHION.
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On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were assembled with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper airbag deployment.  In the event of a crash, if the airbag does not deploy as expected, the risk of injury will increase. Dealers will replace only the suspect airbags to correct this concern. The Toyota recall number is 60B. The Lexus recall number is 6LB.

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The power steering pressure hose may leak from a failed crimp. Dealers will replace the power steering gear inlet hose free of charge to resolve the concern.

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The right side rear door latch may have been manufactured incorrectly. This may result in the right side doors coming partially open, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the upper latch assembly in the affected doors. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 3, 2006. The Nissan recall number is PB 017.

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The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

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CERTAIN HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES, P/N 171.611.107B, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1975-1985 VOLKSWAGEN (VW) RABBIT; 1985-1992 VW GOLF; AND 1980-1992 VW JETTA PASSENGER VEHICLES. POSSIBLE BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD OCCUR WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, "BRAKE HOSES."
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The bead of the tire may have been damaged when the tire was mounted on the wheel assembly. Over time, a bulge may form on the tire sidewall due to the damaged bead. Air may also leak from the area of the damaged bead, increasing the risk of tire failure, which could result in a crash. Dealers will inspect the tires and replace them as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on March 27, 2006. The Toyota recall number is SCC 60A.

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In certain sedans equipped with a moon roof, the incorrect assembly of a reinforcement bar may cause it to contact the glass and cause it to shatter upon closing the door or severe road impact. This may injure occupants inside of the vehicle. The dealers will install a new replacement moon roof.The Jaguar recall # is R722 

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Certain vehicles equipped with V6 engines may have a condition where fuel is no longer supplied to the engine. This condition occurs without the illumination of the fuel low indicator light or warning chime. The engine may may stall and increase the chance of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM Electronic Control Module free of charge. The GM recall # is 05111

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On trucks with diesel engines, when attempting to quickly exit the vehicle with the engine running, the driver may accidentally leave the automatic transmission in reverse. This could allow rearward movement of the vehicle. Dealers will perform a software modification to equip these vehicles with an out-of-park alarm. This is not a recall, but is a safety campaign and the work should be covered free of charge. The Chrysler campaign number is E17.

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Some trucks equipped with dual rear wheels may not have been manufactured with roof mounted cab clearance lights, which is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Dealers will install the clearance lights. The recall began March 20, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F12.

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In certain types of frontal crashes, the belt portion of the rear outboard seat belt may contact the rear seat back hinge. The belt can be cut by the sharp edge of the hinge. If the belt were to completely separate, it can increase the risk of injury to the seat occupant. Dealers will install protectors over the affected belt portion of the rear belts.

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Road debris, when run over by the front tires, can be projected in the direction of the fuel tank. If struck, the fuel tank could be damaged, possibly resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install a protector in front of the fuel tank to correct this concern.

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On certain sport utility vehicles a fitting for the Vapor Re-circulation, which is welded on the fuel tank, may come off due to improper materials. This may cause the MIL Malfunction Indicator Light to come on and fuel leakage. Which could pose a fire hazard. Dealers will replace fuel tank free of charge. The Campaign number is 06V054000

 

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