October 16, 2003
Dodge Has Recalled the 2003 Viper
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : DODGE Model : VIPER Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V388000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1739
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH PARK LAMP CONTACTS
THIS CORROSION COULD CAUSE THE PARK LAMPS, HEAD LAMPS AND/OR INSTRUMENT
PANEL LAMPS TO FLICKER OR BECOME INOPERATIVE. THIS COULD AFFECT DRIVER
VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REFLASH THE SOFTWARE IN THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD
CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. C33. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
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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