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Recall 03V388000

Parking Lamps, Head Lamps, or Dash Lighting May Fail

Recall Details

Contacts for the parking lamps in the multifunction switch may corrode, causing the parking lamps, head lamps, and/or instrument panel lighting to flicker or become inoperative. This could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will reflash the software in the Body Control Module. The recall began December 1, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C33.

Our Quick Take

Electrical contacts may corrode, causing the parking lamps, head lamps, and/or instrument panel lighting to flicker or stop working.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Dodge 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, December 1, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 1, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,739
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V388000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH PARK LAMP CONTACTS MAY CORRODE.
Consequence
THIS CORROSION COULD CAUSE THE PARK LAMPS, HEAD LAMPS AND/OR INSTRUMENT PANEL LAMPS TO FLICKER OR BECOME INOPERATIVE. THIS COULD AFFECT DRIVER VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REFLASH THE SOFTWARE IN THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C33.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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