Apil 12, 2001
2001 Dodge Neon Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2001 Dodge
Neon automobiles. The affected automobiles were manufactured between June and
These passenger vehicles, built with 16-inch
wheels and equipped with an R/T package, have an incorrect tire placard. The vehicles were
equipped with P195/50R16 tires but the tire placard indicated that the recommended tire
sizes were P185/65R14 and P185/65R15. This does not comply with the requirements of
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, Tire Selection and Rims.
137 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Owners will be provided with a correct label and
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Feb. 14, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free label and
installation instructions within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at
[NHTSA Recall No.
01V039/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. 972]
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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