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Recall 99I004000

Recall 99I004000

Body, Interior & Misc.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
N/A
NHTSA Action Number
EA97025
Potential Number of Units Affected
175,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99I004000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Summary
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER IS NOT INSTALLED CORRECTLY, IT CAN SEPARATE UNEXPECTEDLY FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING.
Consequence
IF THE COVER SEPARATES WHILE DRIVING, IT COULD DISTRACT THE DRIVER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL RECEIVE AN IMPROVED CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER INSTRUCTION LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION TO SEND INSTRUCTION LABELS TO OWNERS.OWNERS CAN CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.
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