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2000 Chrysler Concorde 4dr Sdn LX

  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Front height-adjustable shoulder belts
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats w/manual adjustable driver lumbar support
  • Passenger assist handles
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2000 Chrysler 300M 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Cirrus 3432Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Concorde 4443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler LHS 3443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4453Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE:

Bulletin Number: 0042
ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION FOR LOOSE STEERING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01014
INSTRUMENT PANEL END CAP INSTALLATION. ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION *TT

Bulletin Number: 0200103
SQUEAKING SOUND FROM REAR STRUT(S). *TT

Bulletin Number: 020100
CONCERNS WITH A SQUEAKING NOISE FROM FRONT STRUT(S) DURING SUSPENSION JOUNCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 021699
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONSTANT LEAD OR PULL ON A FLAT NON-CROWNED ROAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0700202
SUBJECT REGARDING LOW OR NO CABIN HEAD, ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM SYSTEM FILL PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOW TONE GROWL SOUND CAN BE HEARD COMING FROM THE ENGINE FOLLOWING A COLD START WHILE IN DRIVE OR REVERSE WITH ENGINE RPM BETWEEN 1000 AND 1300 RPM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ENGINE OVERHEATING AND / OR COOLANT BOTTLE FAILURES AFTER SERVICE HAS BEEN PERFORMED ON THE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0800600REV
SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB

Bulletin Number: 0800702
SUBJECT REGARDING REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 0801001
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801505
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 080200
SUBJECT REGARDING HEADLAMP WELT SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0802203
HEADLAMP/INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATION. 2004 MODELS INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0803006
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB

Bulletin Number: 0803100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE WINDOW STICKS IN THE UP POSITION. THIS CONDITION MAY BE INTERMITTENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080600
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080800
CONCERNS WITH AN INOPERATIVE OR INTERMITTENT REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) TRANSMITTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080900
INFORMATION REGARDING HEADLAMP SERVICE CHANGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 081499
CONDITIONS WITH VEHICLE START AND STALL OR VEHICLE NO-START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 082700
SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM (VTA) AND OVERHEAD TEMPERATURE SLOW TO UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199REVA
SUBJECT ON INTERMITTENT VTA, OVERHEAD TEMP. SLOW TO UPDATE, A/C POOR PERFORMANCE AFTER START-UP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 083799
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084099
DISCUSSION STATING THAT CURRENTLY, WINDOW MOTORS ARE BEING SERVICED SEPARATELY FROM THE WINDOW REGULATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084199
SUBJECT REGARDING CD MECHANISM SHIPPING PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900203
ENGINE STUMBLE AND/OR MISFIRE - MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900204
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO MARCH 31, 2003. *MN

Bulletin Number: 0900503
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400103
FUEL TANK SLOW TO FILL. INCLUDING MY2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400301
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE FUEL TANK IS SLOW TO FILL BECAUSE OF LACK OF VENTING. THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES CORRECTING KINKED / PLUGGED FUEL TANK VENT LINES AND / OR REPLACING THE FUEL TANK CONTROL VALVE AND / OR REPLACING THE LEAK DETEC

Bulletin Number: 180100
SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801201
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801801
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INFREQUENT ERRATIC IDLE . *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1900101
SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900300B
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190100
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT RATTLE SOUND COMING FROM FRONT OF VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300A
EXPERIENCING LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190899
INFORMATION WHEN SERVICING THE INNER TIE ROD END TO STEERING GEAR ATTACHMENTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100601
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 210599A
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY AND INSTALLATION OF A RESUABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211099
SUBJECT REGARDING AUXILIARY DIFFERENTIAL VENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211699
NEW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE (ATF +4 TYPE 9602). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 211799
SUBJECT ON REDUCED DIFFERENTIAL FILL LEVEL/SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CHANGE INTERVAL. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 2200102
CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 220499
SUBJECT CONCERNING THE STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 2301103
SAG OR RATTLE AT REAR OF HEADLINER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2301302
SUBJECT REGARDING A SNAPPING SOUND WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING FRONT DOOR. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301502
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301901
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A POWER SEAT ADJUSTER LOOSE FORE/AFT.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 230200
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTION VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 2302701
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303800
SUBJECT REGARDING SEAT BELT TURNING LOOP COVER REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303900
INFORMATION ON DOOR GLASS LIFT PLATE SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2304702
INTERIOR FRONT DOOR HANDLE/BEZEL REPLACEMENT. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 230700
EXPERIENCING WIND NOISE HEARD FROM THE SUNROOF OR B-PILLAR FORWARD IN THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ABOVE 55 MPH OR AT LOWER SPEEDS INTO A HEADWIND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 232099
DIAMLER CHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 232099A
DAIMLER CHRYSLER IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 235499
SUBJECT REGARDING FLAG SPEAKER MOUNTING SCREW MAY CONTACT THE BODY MOUNTED DOOR SEALS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400204
AIR CONDITIONER AND HEATER PERFORMANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400901
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO A/C HEATER PERFORMANCE.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 2401305
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 240200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE A/C AND HEATER SYSTEMS INCLUDING: LACK OF COLD AIR, LACK OF HOT AIR, UNREQUESTED MODE CHANGE (ATC ONLY), NO CONTROL OF MODE OR TEMPERATURE CONTROL OR DITHERING / TAPPING BLEND DOOR NOISE

Bulletin Number: 2500102A
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0442, P0455, OR P0456 - LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP), LEAK DETECTED. THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 25-001-02 DATED FEB 11, 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600401
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE / DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600501
THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN CONTAINS BOTH UPDATED SELF-ADHESIVE SERVICE AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL PAGES AND UPDATE PAGES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600701
INFORMATION REGARDING SERVICE/DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2601200
INFORMATION ON SERVICE PUBLICATION UPDATES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 857
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE MAY INTERMITTENTLY CAUSE THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM NOT TO FUNCTION AFTER THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF AND THE DOORS ARE LOCKED; THE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT POOR A/C P

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

Bulletin Number: 9003623
Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = WB000019

Bulletin Number: 9925
SUBJECT REGARDING THE INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9926
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE DEALER REIMBURSEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

 
Recalls for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V273000
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/19/1999 - 06/29/2001
Potential Units Affected: 282470
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES (NON-SUNROOF ONLY) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR INJURY IF THE OCCUPANT'S HEAD WERE TO CONTACT THE B-PILLAR.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE SENT A STORAGE BIN ACCESSORY UNIT THAT CAN BE ATTACHED TO THE B-PILLAR ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. HOWEVER, IF AN OWNER WISHES, THE DEALER CAN PERFORM THE INSTALLATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 17, 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V034000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 04/15/1999 - 08/17/1999
Potential Units Affected: 204000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT SHOULDER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE TURNING LOOP (ATL) TOP MOUNTING BOLT WAS INADEQUATELY MANUFACTURED.
Consequence:
THE AFFECTED MOUNTING BOLTS MAY NOT WITHSTAND SUFFICIENT FORCE TO FUNCTION PROPERLY IN CERTAIN IMPACT SITUATIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A BELTED OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHOULDER BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTER MOUNTING BOLTS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V180000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/20/2000 - 06/20/2000
Potential Units Affected: 160
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: NON-ABS EQUIPPED PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING MAY HAVE BEEN BENT INWARD DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS. THE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON MAY BE IN A "BRAKE APPLIED" POSITION DUE TO THE DAMAGED PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING. WHEN THE PISTON IS IN THE APPLIED POSITION, THE FLUID COMPENSATION PORTS ARE CLOSED WHICH RESULTS IN A BRAKE DRAG CONDITION.
Consequence:
IF THE BRAKE OVERHEAT, BRAKE FADING COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN NEEDED STOPPING DISTANCE. SHOULD A DRIVER NOT ANTICIPATE THE EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE, THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V366000
Component: CHILD SEAT
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/15/1999 - 10/31/2000
Potential Units Affected: 1211756
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING INSTRUCTIONS THAT PROVIDE A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, FOR PROPERLY ATTACHING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM'S TETHER STRAP TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGE.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDENDUM TO THE OWNER'S MANUALS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V033000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/15/1999 - 10/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 7580
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOLDING FLASH ON THE PRIMARY LEVER MAY PREVENT THE OPERATION OF THE G-LOCK AND TILT LOCK FUNCTIONS ON SOME OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE RETRACTORS.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS IN A FRONTAL CRASH SITUATION, DRIVER PROTECTION FROM THE SEAT BELT MAY BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V343000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/30/1999 - 11/08/1999
Potential Units Affected: 350
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR ASSEMBLY CONTAINS AN INCORRECT INFLATOR CHARGE AMOUNT.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A PASSENGER OCCUPANT INJURY UNDER CERTAIN ACCIDENT CONDITIONS.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULE WITH A CORRECT MODULE.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V035000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 09/01/1997 - 04/27/2002
Potential Units Affected: 1066000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SEAT BACK RECLINER BOLT BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK RECLINING UNEXPECTEDLY.
Consequence:
IF THE SEAT BACK UNEXPECTEDLY RECLINES WHILE THE CAR IS BEING DRIVEN, IT COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2003. 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
 


2003 Suzuki Aerio GS+ABS

  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2003 Suzuki Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2003 Suzuki Aerio Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara 44553
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2003 Suzuki Vitara Not
Tested
Not
Tested
453
2003 Suzuki Vitara 4445Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2003 Suzuki Vitara GS+ABS
2003 SUZUKI AERIO:

Bulletin Number: 0102033
WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0102274
SLOW AND/OR INCOMPLETE RETRACTION OF SEAT BELTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0103294
ADDITION OF A NOTE TO THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFTER ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS IN THE SERVICE MANUAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0203273
POPPING NOISE ON SLIGHT TURNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0205074
AERIO FRONT BRAKE PAD. ALSO INCLUDES 2004 MODEL. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 0206203
WASHER FLUID LEAKING OUT OF NOZZLES WHEN NOT IN USE LEAVING WASHER FLUID MARKS ON THE HOOD. WINDSHIELD WASHER HOSE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0306304
ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0405174
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER BULB REPLACEMENT. ALSO INCLUDES 2004 MODEL. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 0405175
MODIFICATION OF MAIN BEARING OIL CLEARANCE AND THE BEARING SELECTION PROCEDURE. 2002-2005 SUZUKI AERO-RH420/RH423 *SC

Bulletin Number: 0612144
DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE MIRROR LOOSE. SUZUKI AERIO (RH420/RH423) *SC

Bulletin Number: 0712065
IN EXTREME COLD CLIMATES, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY BE ON WHEN THE ENGINE IS STARTED. THE DTC P2025 WILL BE STORED IN THE ECM. *TT

Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball

Bulletin Number: TSB-05-04289
SUZUKI: PARTS LIST FOR REPAIRING MANUAL TRANSAXLE 5TH GEAR CONCERNS SUCH AS POPPING OUT OF GEAR WHILE DRIVING. WORN OR FAILED 5TH GEAR SYNCHRONIZER, 5TH GEAR, AND RELATED PARTS. *PE

 
Recalls for 2003 Suzuki Vitara GS+ABS
2003 SUZUKI AERIO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V223000
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2002 - 02/28/2003
Potential Units Affected: 5319
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER (111 MY 2002 ESTEEM, 777 MY 2002 AERIO, 2,368 MY 2003 AERIO) AND SPORT UTILITY (324 MY 2002 GRAND VITARA, 274 MY 2003 GRAND VITARA, 684 MY 2002 GRAND VITARA XL-7, AND 781 MY 2003 GRAND VITARA XL-7) VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, 'WINDSHIELD MOUNTING." THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SECURED TO THE VEHICLE BODY DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ADHESION BETWEEN THE PAINT APPLIED DURING THE SECOND-STAGE PAINTING PROCESS AND THE PAINT APPLIED DURING FINAL-STAGE PAINTING.
Consequence:
IF THE WINDSHIELD IS NOT PROPERLY SECURED, IT MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A CRASH WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE EJECTION OF UNBELTED OCCUPANTS, INCREASING THE RISK OF SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES. VEHICLES THAT ARE FOUND TO HAVE INSUFFICIENT PAINT ADHESION WILL EITHER HAVE THE PROBLEM REMEDIED BY REPAINTING, OR WILL BE REPLACED, OR REPURCHASED AND DESTROYED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 8, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
2003 SUZUKI AERIO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 07V307000
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 14251
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, DUE TO IMPROPER SHAPE OF THE CLIP, THE RETAINING CLIP THAT KEEPS THE GEAR SHIFT CABLE ATTACHED TO THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER CAN CONTACT THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER HOUSING IF EXCESSIVE LATERAL FORCE IS APPLIED WHEN SHIFTING TO FIRST GEAR.
Consequence:
REPEATED SHIFTING IN THIS MANNER CAN EVENTUALLY CAUSE THE RETAINING CLIP TO BREAK. IF THE RETAINING CLIP BREAKS, THE SHIFT CABLE CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE SHIFT LEVER, RESULTING IN LOSS OF THE ABILITY TO CHANGE TRANSMISSION GEARS.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GEAR SHIFT CABLE RETAINING CLIP WITH A CLIP THAT HAS A DIFFERENT SHAPE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AMERICAN SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
 






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