Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 6, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

04V334000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected:

20,060

Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BATTERY CABLE FASTENERS AT THE BULKHEAD STUD MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED.

Consequence:

A LOOSE FASTENER CAN CAUSE AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE BULKHEAD STUD BATTERY CABLE FASTENERS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:

DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. D28.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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration