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Recall 97V210000

Recall 97V210000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, January 5, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 5, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
19,730
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V210000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE WITHIN THE HAZARD WARNING LIGHT SWITCH HOUSING CAN CAUSE A BINDING BETWEEN THE ACTUATING BUTTON AND THE HOUSING.
Consequence
THE SWITCH COULD STICK IN AN INTERMEDIATE POSITION WHEN DEACTIVATING, RESULTING IN THE TURN SIGNALS BECOMING INOPERABLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED HAZARD WARNING SWITCH.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 5, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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