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Recall 06V072000

Failure of Component May Cause Door to Open Unexpectedly

Recall Details

On certain sport utility vehicles an incorrect door component may have been installed in the right front. This may lead to the door opening unexpectedly and the passenger being ejected out of the vehicle. If applicable the dealer will replace the incorrect part. The Chrysler recall # is F11

Our Quick Take

On certain vehicles an incorrect door component may cause the door to open unexpectedly.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning March 13, 2006. If you feel your car falls under this recall and have not been contacted. You should call your local dealer. It is helpfull to have your VIN Vehicle Identification # ready when doing so. 

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., March 14, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 14, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V072000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, "DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS." AN INCORRECT RIGHT FRONT DOOR LATCH REINFORCEMENT PLATE MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE SECONDARY DOOR LATCH TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.
Consequence
THIS INCREASES THE POSSIBILITY OF A DOOR BECOMING FORCED OPEN AND AN UNBELTED PASSENGER BEING EJECTED DURING CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LATCH ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE THE RIGHT FRONT DOOR LATCH REINFORCEMENT PLATE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 13, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F11.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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