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Recall 06V039000

Chrysler Recalls 2006 Dodge Vehicles Due to Malfunctioning Lights or Wipers

Recall Details

Chrysler is recalling certain 2006 Dodge Dakota and Durango vehicles because the turn signals, headlamps, or windshield wipers can malfunction without warning due to a spark of static electricity between the operator and the vehicle. Failure of one or more of these systems could impair the driver's vision and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster.

 

Body, Interior & Misc., March 6, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 6, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
79,701
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V039000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Summary
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A STATIC ELECTRICITY SPARK BETWEEN THE OPERATOR AND THE VEHICLE CAN CAUSE THE TURN SIGNAL, HEADLAMPS OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO MALFUNCTION WITHOUT WARNING.
Consequence
THIS CAN IMPAIR THE DRIVER'S VISION AND RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RE-FLASH THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 6, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F08. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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