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Plymouth Neon Recall 00V194000

Drive Train, August 21, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 21, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
263,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V194000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. VAPORS FROM THE POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM CAN CONDENSE AND FREEZE INSIDE OF THE THROTTLE BODY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN EXTREMELY COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES.
Consequence
THIS CAN PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM FULLY RETURNING TO IDLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE AND RELOCATE A PCV SYSTEM TUBE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 21, 2000. 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 CONTACTDAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. 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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