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Recall: 1998-2003 Powerwagon: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]58439/58440/58441/58442/58443/58444[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] Make: DODGE
    Model: POWERWAGON
    Model Year: 1998-2003
    MFG Campaign #: D20

    Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 7/1/1997
    End Date of MFG: 6/30/2003
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 44,588
    Date owner notified by MFG: 9/27/2004

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN VAN AND WAGON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS (ABS), AFTERMARKET BATTERIES MAY LEAK ELECTROLYTE ONTO THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR, WHICH CAN COMPROMISE SEALING INTEGRITY OF THE CONNECTOR. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS MAY ALLOW DEVELOPMENT OF A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE CONNECTOR, WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY LEAD TO A FIRE. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR FOR ELECTROLYTE DAMAGE AND REPLACE THE CONNECTOR AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. D20.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
     

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