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Recall: 1994 Ram (1500): INTERIOR LIGHTING

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]76548[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 1994[/FONT]

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    Description: INTERIOR LIGHTING[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: MARK III INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Begin Date of MFG: 11/1/1993
    End Date of MFG: 5/1/1994
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 6,088
    Date owner notified by MFG: 7/8/1994

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

    Defect Summary: THE TRANSFORMER USED TO POWER THE NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM CAN OVERHEAT AND CATCH ON FIRE.[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THE OVERHEATING AND FIRES CAUSED BY THE NEON TRANSFORMER CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE LIGHTBEAM ASSEMBLY, THE ROOF OF THE VEHICLE, AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] MARK III DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE ASSEMBLIES TO ELIMINATE THE NEON LIGHTING FIXTURE IN THE VEHICLE AND REPLACE IT WITH INCANDESCENT LIGHTS OPERATING DIRECTLY FROM THE VEHICLE 12-VOLT BATTERY.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SYSTEM: LIGHTING; LAMP OR SOCKET; COURTESY LIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LONG WHEEL BASE CONVERSION VANS WITH A NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT MARK III SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-903-8267. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.[/FONT]
     

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