Safety Improvement Campaigns

Service Campaign Information

News and Information Why Auto Repair Bulletins Aren’t on Regulators’ Web Site Letter from NHTSA to U.S. Rep Chris Van Hollen Promising Service Campaign Bulletin Disclosure NHTSA Administrator Steed Rejects Ford Service Campaign on E-350 Ambulances Honda Odometer Settlement Toyota Extends Warranty on Troubled 2001-3 RAV4 Owners of Nissan Trucks …

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Service Campaigns

News and Information How to Find Technical Service Bulletins and other Manufacturer Communications via NHTSA’s Search Portal Why Auto Repair Bulletins Aren’t on Regulators’ Web Site Letter from NHTSA to U.S. Rep Chris Van Hollen Promising Service Campaign Bulletin Disclosure NHTSA Administrator Steed Rejects Ford Service Campaign on E-350 Ambulances …

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Safety Improvement Campaigns

On March 28, 1995, Chrysler announced it would replace the rear liftgate latches on 4.5 million minivans manufactured in 1984 through 1995 to settle a NHTSA investigation.  NHTSA labeled this as a Safety Improvement Campaign, much less than a safety recall because it was not subject to any of the …

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Is a Recall by Any Other Name Still a Recall?

New York Times, October 22, 2003 by Cheryl Jensen WHILE automakers continue to recall millions of vehicles every year, safety advocates say that some recalls provide less protection for the consumer. The reason, they say, is that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the federal agency responsible for protecting consumers, …

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