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November 1, 1999

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier and Pontiac Sunfire Automobiles Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier and Pontiac Sunfire automobiles manufactured between May - August 1999 because these cars do not comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 101, "Control and Displays." The instrument panel backlighting may not function after the driver adjusts the interior light intensity. If the instrument panel is not lit at night, the driver may not be able to see the controls and displays.

Approximately 6,580 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will test the body control module and, if necessary, replace it.

Owner notification began during late August 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.

Reference: NHTSA Recall No. 99V218/GM Recall No. 99047

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