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Dodge Ram 2500 Recall 94V128000

Electrical & Lights, July 8, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 8, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,088
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V128000
Component
INTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary
THE TRANSFORMER USED TO POWER THE NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM CAN OVERHEAT AND CATCH ON FIRE.
Consequence
THE OVERHEATING AND FIRES CAUSED BY THE NEON TRANSFORMER CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE LIGHTBEAM ASSEMBLY, THE ROOF OF THE VEHICLE, AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
MARK III DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE ASSEMBLIES TO ELIMINATE THE NEON LIGHTING FIXTURE IN THE VEHICLE AND REPLACE IT WITH INCANDESCENT LIGHTS OPERATING DIRECTLY FROM THE VEHICLE 12-VOLT BATTERY.
Notes
SYSTEM: LIGHTING; LAMP OR SOCKET; COURTESY LIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LONG WHEEL BASE CONVERSION VANS WITH A NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT MARK III SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-903-8267. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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