August 31, 2000
Chrysler Cirrus, Dodge Stratus, and Plymouth Breeze model year
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has announced the recall of certain Chrysler
Cirrus, Dodge Stratus, and Plymouth Breeze model year 2000 vehicles because some
were built with an inadequate weld between the right front brake hose block and the
stand-off bracket. Separation of the stand-off bracket from the block could cause fatigue
damage of the right front brake tube and result in a half system brake loss, increasing
the risk of a crash.
3,400 vehicles manufactured in April 2000
are affected by this recall.
Dealers will add a brake line bracket to the right
front brake tube. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to
begin during August 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable
time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No.
00V196/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. 888]
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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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