August 31, 2000
Chrysler & Dodge Neon Model Year 2000 Recall
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has announced the recall of Chrysler Neon
model year 2000, and Dodge Neon model year 2000 vehicles because on certain
passenger vehicles, vapors from the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) system can
condense and freeze inside of the throttle body when the vehicle is operated in cold
ambient temperatures. This can prevent the throttle from fully returning to idle, which
could cause a crash without warning.
263,278 vehicles manufactured between
November 1998 and June 2000 are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace and relocate a PCV system
tube. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin Aug. 21,
2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact
DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No.
00V194/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. 886]
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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