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Recall 02V331000

Headlamp Adjustment Caps Missing

Recall Details

Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard. Dealers will install the missing tamperproof caps on the headlight assemblies. The recall began on January 20, 2003.

Our Quick Take

Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Infiniti 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.

 

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, January 20, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 20, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
36,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V331000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary
CERTAIN SEDANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, ¿LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.¿ IN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE HEADLAMPS, IT IS NECESSARY TO HAVE A MEANS TO ADJUST THE HEADLAMPS. TAMPERPROOF CAPS TO PREVENT HORIZONTAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE HEADLAMPS ARE THEN INSTALLED. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING THE TAMPERPROOF CAPS.
Consequence
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Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE MISSING TAMPERPROOF CAPS ON THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 20, 2003. 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 INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.
Notify
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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