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Recall 94V084000

Recall 94V084000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, May 31, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 31, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
59
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V084000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Summary
ONE OF THE BULBS IN EACH OF THE BRAKE LIGHT LOWER OUTBOARD LAMP ASSEMBLIES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY WIRED, RESULTING IN IMPROPER TAIL LIGHT ILLUMINATION ON BRAKE APPLICATION. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IMPROPER ILLUMINATION OF BRAKE LIGHTS DURING BRAKE APPLICATION MAY NOT SIGNAL FOLLOWING DRIVERS OF THE OPERATOR'S INTENT TO SLOW OR STOP AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE COLLISION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE BRAKE LIGHT OUTBOARD LAMP ASSEMBLIES TO MEET FMVSS REQUIREMENTS.
Notify
SYSTEM: LIGHTING; LAMP OR SOCKET; BRAKE LIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4-DOOR SEDAN PASSENGER VEHICLES; CD AND CDE BODY STYLES. NOTE:IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT SAAB SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-955-9007. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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