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December 6,
1999

1998-1999 Dodge Stratus, Plymouth Breeze and Chrysler Cirrus Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain 1998-1999 Dodge Stratus, Plymouth Breeze and Chrysler Cirrus manufactured between June 1997 - May 1999 because the right rear brake tube can contact the exhaust system clamp and wear a hole in it. If this happens, the tube could leak, reducing the effectiveness of one-half of the diagonally split braking system, and result in longer stopping distances.

Approximately 367,000 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will inspect the brake tubes for visible evidence of contact with the exhaust system clamp. If the tube shows evidence of contact, it will be replaced. If no evidence of contact exists, the tube will be fastened with a clip.

Owner notification was expected to begin during November 1999.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V244/Chrysler Recall No. 843]

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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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