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Recalls - 2000 SALEEN S281SC

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:WIRING

Recall Number

01V043000

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCESSORY SWITCH AND ASSOCIATED WIRING MOUNTED IN THE PASSENGER WHEEL WELL OF CERTAIN VEHICLES CAN OVERHEAT WHEN THE CURRENT FLOW DOES NOT CEASE AFTER THE VEHICLE'S IGNITION IS TURNED TO THE "OFF" POSITION.

Defect Consequence

THIS CAUSES THE SWITCH TO OVERHEAT AND MELT BOTH THE SWITCH AND ITS ASSOCIATED WIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE ACCESSORY SWITCH IN THESE VEHICLES AND MODIFY ITS WIRING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 5, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SALEEN AT 1-949-597-3823.

Notes

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

WHEELS

Recall Number

02V066000

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 PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH BUMPER NUMBERS BETWEEN 00-760 TO 00-982 AND WITH BUMPER NUMBERS 01-228 TO 01-269, IMPROPER HEAT-TREATMENT OF THE WHEELS HAS OCCURRED. ONE OR MORE OF THE SPOKES ON THE WHEELS COULD CRACK.

Defect Consequence

THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. ALL WHEELS ARE MARKED ON THE INBOARD FLANGE WITH PRODUCTION DATES. THE WHEELS MARKED 7/13/00, 7/14/00, 12/7/00, 12/8/00, OR 12/9/00, ARE SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS FOR THE PRODUCTION DATE AND WILL REPLACE ALL AFFECTED WHEELS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 1, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SALEEN AT 1-949-597-3837.

Notes

CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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