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Chrysler Town & Country Recall 04V531000

Electrical & Lights, January 31, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 31, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
PE04049
Potential Number of Units Affected
238,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V531000
Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Summary
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, CONDENSATION FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AIR CONDITIONING DUCTS MAY DROP THROUGH VENT HOLES IN THE TOP OF THE RADIO AND RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT SUBSEQUENTLY SENDS DIRECT CURRENT TO THE REAR SPEAKERS.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN A SPEAKER FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADD A SPECIAL TAPE TO THE TOP OF THE RADIO TO PREVENT THE POTENTIAL OF WATER INTRUSION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLERCHRYSLERRECALL NO. D48.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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