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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NHTSA 80-98
Contact: Tim Hurd


Tel. No. (202) 366-9550

Chrysler Corporation

Models:

Plymouth Prowler Years: 1998


Number Involved: 500
Dates of Manufacture: January - April 1998
NHTSA Recall No.: 98V104
Vehicle Description:
Description of Defect: The back light bulbs for the liquid crystal display for the gear shift position (PRNDL) and the odometer were not properly installed. If the bulbs fall out, the display may be difficult to read.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the instrument cluster assembly with clusters that have bulbs that have been properly twist-locked in place.
Owner Notification: Owner notification is expected to begin during June 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall notice to all purchasers, owners and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with Federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall.