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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May  29, 1999
Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V113000

'93-'95 Caravan, Grand Caravan, Voyager, Grand Voyager, Chrysler Town and Country Minivan's Recalled

Component:
Interior Systems: Passive Restraint Air Bag

Manufacturer:
Chrysler Corporation

Mfg. Campaign #:
818

Year:
1994

Make:
Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge

Model:
Caravan, Grand Caravan, Voyager, Grand Voyager, Chrysler Town and Country Minivan's Recalled


Manufactured From:

March 1993 To: March 1995

Problem:
Vehicle Description: Mini vans. An intermittent short circuit in the air bag initiator wire that occurs between 1.5 and 1.70005 seconds after vehicle startup could lead to an inadvertent air bag deployment.

Remedy:
Dealers will perform an electronic diagnostic check. Any short circuits identified in either the driver's or passenger side air bag initiator wire circuit will be repaired. Owner notification is expected to begin during May-June 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).