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Recall 06V073000

Certain Trucks with Dual Rear Wheels May Not Have Roof Clearance Lights

Recall Details

Some trucks equipped with dual rear wheels may not have been manufactured with roof mounted cab clearance lights, which is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Dealers will install the clearance lights. The recall began March 20, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F12.

Our Quick Take

Some trucks equipped with dual rear wheels may not have been manufactured with roof mounted cab clearance lights, which is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

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, March 20, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 20, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
279
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V073000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Summary
CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DUAL REAR WHEELS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, ¿LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.¿ THE TRUCKS MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY MANUFACTURED WITHOUT THE ROOF MOUNTED CAB CLEARANCE LAMPS.
Consequence
WITHOUT THESE LAMPS, OTHER VEHICLE OPERATORS MAY NOT DETECT THE INCREASED WIDTH OF THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL CAB CLEARANCE LIGHTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F12. 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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