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Recalls - 1999 GEM NEV

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall Number

06V222000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

ON CERTAIN 2 AND 4 PASSENGER, SHORT AND LONG BED LOW SPEED VEHICLES, THE 12 VOLT OUTPUT FROM THE AUXILIARY CARD CIRCUIT BOARD (A DC VOLTAGE TO DC VOLTAGE CONVERTER) MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE AND RESULT IN LOSS OF HEADLAMP, TAIL LAMP AND TURN SIGNAL LAMP FUNCTIONS.

Defect Consequence

A LOSS OF HEADLAMPS COULD IMPAIR A DRIVER'S VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. IF THERE IS A LOSS OF TAIL LAMP OR TURN SIGNAL LAMP FUNCTION, A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN APPLIED OR THAT THE VEHICLE IN FRONT IS TURNING, A REAR-END CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUXILIARY CARDS, INSTALL A SPLASH/SPRAY PROTECTION, AND ADJUST THE DASH SEAL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GLOBAL ELECTRIC AT 888-871-4367.

Notes

GEMCAR RECALL NO. 002. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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