FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 1999
Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550
Plymouth Neon Year: 2000
Dodge Neon Year: 2000
Number Involved: 380
Dates of Manufacture: November 1998 - January 1999
Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, some frontal (passenger side) air
bags may not inflate properly. In the event of a crash, the passenger may not be
adequately protected, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the
air bag module on the passenger side. Owner notification was to begin during April 1999.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V043/Chrysler Recall No. 821]