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Geo Prizm Recall 95V195002

Electrical & Lights, November 7, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 7, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,481
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V195002
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Summary
THE BATTERY CAN HAVE A DEFECTIVE WELD INSIDE THE POSITIVE AND/OR NEGATIVE TERMINAL ALLOWING THE CONNECTION INSIDE OF THE TERMINAL TO SEPARATE.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A NO-START CONDITION, OR A BATTERY EXPLOSION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE BATTERIES.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GEO AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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