NHTSA Recall 09E025000

 

  Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):

  • ACURA / INTEGRA 1990-1997
  • ACURA / LEGEND 1991-1995
  • BMW / E36 1991-2001
  • BMW / E38 1995-1998
  • BMW / E39 1995-2001
  • BMW / E46 1998-2005
  • CHEVROLET / C10 1994-1998
  • CHEVROLET / CAMARO 1993-2002
  • CHEVROLET / CAPRICE 1991-1996
  • CHEVROLET / CAVALIER 1995-1999
  • CHEVROLET / CORVETTE 1997-2004
  • CHEVROLET / S10 1994-2007
  • CHEVROLET / SILVERADO 1999-2002
  • DODGE / AVENGER 1997-2000
  • DODGE / CARAVAN 1996-2000
  • DODGE / DAKOTA 1997-2004
  • DODGE / INTREPID 1998-2004
  • DODGE / NEON 1995-2002
  • DODGE / RAM 1994-2001
  • DODGE / STRATUS 2001-2004
  • FORD / ECONOLINE 1992-2003
  • FORD / EXPLORER 1995-2004
  • FORD / F-150 1992-2007
  • FORD / F-250 1999-2004
  • FORD / FOCUS 2000-2004
  • FORD / MUSTANG 1987-2008
  • FORD / RANGER 1993-2005
  • GMC / S10 1998-2004
  • GMC / SIERRA 1999-2006
  • HONDA / ACCORD 1990-2005
  • HONDA / CIVIC 1988-2005
  • HONDA / CRX 1988-1989
  • HONDA / ELEMENT 2003-2007
  • JEEP / CHEROKEE 1984-2001
  • JEEP / GRAND CHEROKEE 1993-2004
  • KIA / SPORTAGE 1998-2002
  • LEXUS / RX300 1999-2002
  • MAZDA / MAZDA6 2003-2006
  • MAZDA / PROTEGE 2001-2003
  • MERCEDES BENZ / 124 1985-1995
  • MERCEDES BENZ / 129 1990-2002
  • MERCEDES BENZ / 140 1992-1993 1995 1997-1998
  • MERCEDES BENZ / 202 1994-2000
  • MERCEDES BENZ / 210 1996-1999
  • MERCEDES BENZ / W163 1998-2001
  • MINI / COOPER 2002-2005
  • MITSUBISHI / ECLIPSE 1992-1999
  • MITSUBISHI / GALANT 1999-2003
  • MITSUBISHI / LANCER 2002-2007
  • MITSUBISHI / MIRAGE 1997-2002
  • NISSAN / ALTIMA 1998-1999
  • NISSAN / FRONTIER 1998-2002
  • NISSAN / MAXIMA 1989-2002
  • NISSAN / PATHFINDER 1999-2004
  • NISSAN / SENTRA 1995-1999 2002-2003
  • PONTIAC / GRAND PRIX 1997-2004
  • PORSCHE / BOXSTER 1997-2004
  • SUBARU / IMPREZA 1993-2001
  • TOYOTA / CAMRY 1995-2001
  • TOYOTA / COROLLA 1993-1997 2001-2005
  • TOYOTA / PICKUP 1992-1995
  • TOYOTA / SCION XB 2004-2007
  • TOYOTA / TACOMA 1995-2000
  • TOYOTA / TUNDRA 2000-2004
  • VOLKSWAGEN / GOLF 1999-2004
  • VOLKSWAGEN / PASSAT 1997-2000

Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: DOPE / AFTERMARKET AUTO LIGHTING

Production Dates: Information not Available

Manufacturer: DOPE, INC.

Report Receipt Date: MAY 11, 2009

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09E025000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING: HEADLIGHTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 42,540

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.

Consequence:

DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

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.

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)