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Recall 99V245000

Recall 99V245000

Electrical & Lights, October 1, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 1, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,102
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V245000
Component
INTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE SYSTEM ON THESE VEHICLES DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence
THE BRAKE INDICATOR LAMP CIRCUIT DOES NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED GROUND CIRCUIT TO ILLUMINATE THE LAMP IN THE EVENT OF A BRAKE SYSTEM HYDRAULIC MALFUNCTION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ATTACH A WIRING JUMPER TO THE BRAKE SYSTEM PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL SWITCH.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. 844. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 1, 1999.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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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