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Recall: 1994 Ram (1500): VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]54493[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: RAM
    Model Year: 1994[/FONT]

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    Description: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 6/1/1993
    End Date of MFG: 12/1/1993
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 90
    Date owner notified by MFG: 2/17/1995

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

    Defect Summary: THE RIGHT OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR CONTAINS CONVEX GLASS RATHER THAN FLAT. THEREFORE, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 111, "REARVIEW MIRRORS."[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THE IMAGES PRESENTED IN THE MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR WHICH MAY CAUSE THE DRIVER TO MISJUDGE THE DISTANCE FROM THE OBJECT TO THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE, AND COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RIGHT OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR WITH A MIRROR HAVING A FLAT SURFACE.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SYSTEM: VISUAL SYSTEMS; MIRROR; REARVIEW; EXTERIOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP AND CHASSIS TRUCKS; 10,000 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OR MORE.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLETIME, CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.[/FONT]
     

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