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Recall: 1994-2001 Ram (1500): EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]16970,17012,17027,17034,17035,17052,17053,17079[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 1994-2001

    Description: EXTERIOR LIGHTING[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: AAI MOTORSPORTS USA, LLC
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 87,745
    Date owner notified by MFG: 8/1/2006

    Recall Initiator: OVSC
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN AAI MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LIST PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] AAI MOTORSPORTS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AAI MOTORSPORTS AT 909-923-9188.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AAI MOTORSPORTS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
     

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