DODGE COLT 1980: INTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : DODGE Model : COLT Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-08-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-04-03 Date Received by ODI: 1980-02-15 Date Added to Database: 1980-03-07
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) (Stellantis)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: INTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 25004
Summary:
      THE ASHTRAY BULB SOCKET IN THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH MATERIALS THAT DO NOT POSSESS THE REQUIRED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE QUALITIES. WHEN THE ASHTRAY BULB IS LIT FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE SOCKET IS SUBJECT TO OVERHEATING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING BULB SOCKET AND WIRING ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE IT WITH COMPONENTS THAT HAVE THE PROPER ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE QUALITIES, AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS; ASHTRAY BULB SOCKET.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: AN OVERHEATED SOCKET CAN CAUSE AN INSTRUMENT PANELFIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.NOTE: UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS SERVICED, THE OWNER IS ADVISED TO REMOVE THE ASHTRAYLAMP CONNECTOR.