On certain vehicles, the multifunction switch may develop an open circuit condition with the bottom contact of the hazard switch, causing the stop lamps and the hazard lamps to become inoperable (the center high mounted stop lamp and turn signal functions are not affected). The loss of stop lamp and rear hazard lamp function could fail to warn a following driver that the vehicle is braking and/or is stopped, which could result in a crash causing personal injury or death. Correction: Dealers will inspect and replace either the hazard warning switch, or the multifunction switch assembly. Note: This campaign expands the population of recall 2001285.
Certain sport utility vehicles. The multifunction switch could develop an open circuit condition with the bottom connector in the hazard switch carrier that results in the stop lamps and the hazard lamps becoming inoperative. The center high mounted stop lamp and turn signal functions are not affected. The loss of stop lamps and rear hazard lamps could fail to warn a following driver that the vehicle is braking and/or is stopped and could result in a crash. Correction: Dealers will replace the hazzard warning flasher switch.
Certain vehicles may have incorrect payload information on the vehicle certification label. The payload shown on the label is greater than the maximum validated payload. If the vehicle is loaded to the incorrectly labeled payload, it may not ride and handle in the manner expected by the operator and could lead to loss of vehicle control and and/or an inability to stop the vehicle within expected stopping distances. Correction: Dealers will install a new label, directing operators to their owner's manual for payload information.
Certain vehicles do not comply with the requirements of C.M.V.S.S. 209 - Seat Belt Assemblies. Vehicles may have seat belt assemblies that will not withstand the force requirements of the standard. In a crash, if the belt buckle fails, there is an increased risk of injury to the occupant. Correction: Suspect buckle assemblies will be replaced.