Recall: 1999-2006 Silverado/Sierra (1500): EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]72736,72802,72803,72917,72925,72978,72979,72986,73086,73123,73181,73187[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 1500
Model Year: 1999-2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: DOPE, INC.
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

Number of units affected: 42,540
Date owner notified by MFG: 7/28/2009[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Recall Initiator: OVSC
MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Defect Summary: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.[/FONT]

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Consequence Summary: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.[/FONT]

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[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798. [/FONT]

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Recall Notes: THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS MAY ALSO 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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