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Dodge Durango Recall 03V528000

A Component in the Instrument Cluster May Overheat

Recall Details

A capacitor in the instrument cluster may overheat under certain conditions. If this happens, it could potentially cause an instrument panel fire. Dealers will remove the capacitor from the circuit board. The recall began December 17, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C43.

Our Quick Take

A component 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.

Electrical & Lights, December 17, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 17, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
27,586
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V528000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CIRCUIT BOARD CAPACITOR MAY OVERHEAT.
Consequence
THIS COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CAPACITOR FROM THE CIRCUIT BOARD. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 17, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.
Notes
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C43.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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