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Recall 04V061000

Windshield Wipers May Not Function Properly

Recall Details

The windshield wipers may not turn on, turn off while in operation, or may not turn off. The windshield washer pump may operate continuously as well. Water in the wiper modules can cause a short circuit or can corrode the components in the module. Depending on the condition, this could cause reduced visibility, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the windshield wiper system assembly. The recall began on July 15, 2004.

Our Quick Take

The windshield wipers may not turn on, turn off while in operation, or may not turn off. The windshield washer pump may operate continuously as well. 

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Isuzu 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

Body, Interior & Misc., July 15, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 15, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
EA04002
Potential Number of Units Affected
439
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V061000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES HAVE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEMS THAT WILL NOT TURN ON, CEASE OPERATION WHILE IN USE, FAIL TO TURN OFF/ON BY THEMSELVES (MOISTURE SENSITIVE WIPER SYSTEM), OR HAVE CONTINUOUS WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP OPERATION BECAUSE THE PRESENCE OF WATER WITHIN THE WIPER MODULES CAN EITHER CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT OR CAN LEAD TO THE CORROSION OF COMPONENTS WITHIN THE MODULE.
Consequence
DEPENDING ON THE OCCURRENCE AND WEATHER SITUATION, DRIVER VISIBILITY COULD BE REDUCED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 15, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
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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