1999 HONDA Prelude

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

4 Recalls for 1999 HONDA Prelude

Recall Date Component Summary
June 29, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN AAI MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LIST PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

AAI MOTORSPORTS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AAI MOTORSPORTS AT 909-923-9188.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

January 28, 2005 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE INTERLOCK OPERATION OF THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO THE “OFF” POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY WITHOUT SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION TO PARK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL PERFORM AN INSPECTION PROCEDURE THAT CONFIRMS INTERLOCK FUNCTION. VEHICLES WILL BE UPDATED WITH A REDESIGNED INTERLOCK LEVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

May 16, 2002 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 2002. 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 HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 HONDA Prelude

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Date Component  

30 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 HONDA Prelude

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11006352
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10435250
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10405090
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10236897
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10159115
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10148946
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10123724
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 10110870
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10109458
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10105658
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10100766
TIRES:SIDEWALL | WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10068599
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10067126
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10038692
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10010156
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 8019541
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8006001
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 888043
STEERING
ODI Number: 857942
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 838488
TIRES
ODI Number: 755921
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 748417
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 737670
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 737669
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 737668
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 734999
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 733134
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 729929
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 566882
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 551474
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3 Investigations for 1999 HONDA Prelude

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
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57 Service Alerts for 1999 HONDA Prelude

Date Description
July 11, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

This SKU is a Front Upper Ball Joint. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect for the outer diameter of the ball joint housing being too small. The outer diameter being too small would prevent the part f

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November 28, 2000 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SUBJECT REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION CLUNKS. *TT

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June 1, 2003 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VEHICLE’S EMISSION TYPE. *TT

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June 1, 2003 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

GRADE LOGIC CONTROL INFORMATION. *TT

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August 16, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DTC (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE) P1279, PGM TESTER SOFTWARE ERROR. *SC

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November 1, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) GRUNTS WHEN DOING A SELF-CHECK. *TT

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October 16, 2003 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

HEATER BLOWER MOTOR OVERHEATS OR BLOWS FUSE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 INSIGHT AND S2000. *TT

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February 1, 2002 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING MULTIPLE MISIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0301, P0306). *TT

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January 1, 2001 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION REGARDING: TRANSMISSION/DRIVELINE. *ET

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January 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING: TRANSMISSION/DRIVELINE. *ET

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January 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT ON REGARDING: BLACK SMOKE ON HARD ACCELERATION. *ET

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October 16, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. 2002 PRELUDE ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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October 16, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

CLEARING ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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October 16, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

GRUNT NOISE WHEN ACCELERATING AFTER SITTING. HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. 2002 PRELUDE ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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April 20, 2007 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CONCERNS WITH ENGINE HESITATION OR STUMBLE CAN BE FELT UNDER LIGHT ACCELERATION BETWEEN 1,500 AND 2,000 RPM. *YC UPDATED 10/09/07. *NJ

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August 3, 2004 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

CONCERNS WITH WARPED OR DEFORMED WINDSHIELD MOLDING. *TT UPDATE. *TT

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February 14, 2002 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A TWANG NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION THAT SOUNDS LIKE A SPRING CONTACT. *SLC

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April 1, 2000 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

SUBJECT REGARDING A LEAKING TORQUE CONVERTER. *TT

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February 1, 2000 350000 EQUIPMENT

INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT

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February 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

INFORMATION ON HONING FIBER REINFORCED METAL (FRM) CYLINDERS. *TT

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February 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING MAIN AND ROD BEARING JOURNAL SIZE MARKING. *TT

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October 30, 2001 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMES ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0133. *JG

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March 16, 2000 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

INFORMATION REGARDING COMPLAINTS THAT THE STEERING WHEEL COLUMN WILL NOT HOLD AT SET POSITION. **MR

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October 17, 2003 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR COMES ON AND GOES OFF. *TT

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April 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE HESITATES BRIEFLY WHEN ACCELERATING. *TT

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March 16, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TROUBLESHOOTING INTERMITTENT ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) OR TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (TCS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

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October 1, 2001 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING POWER DOOR LOCKS CYCLE. *SLC

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August 7, 2001 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING PARTS TO CORRECT 5TH GEAR GRINDING. *ET

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August 27, 2002 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM (TYPE 1). *TT

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June 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING BULB CHECK LOGIC. *TT

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June 27, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0740 (LOCK-UP CLUTCH DOES NOT ENGAGE) STORED IN THE ECM. *TT

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July 5, 2000 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE SOUND CUTS OUT FROM ALL SPEAKERS WHILE PLAYING A CD AT HIGH VOLUME. THE SYSTEM DISPLAY STILL WORKS, BUT THE SOUND WILL NOT RETURN UNTIL THE SYSTEM IS TURNED OFF AND BACK ON AGAIN. *TT

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August 15, 2000 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

CONCERNS WITH WARPED OR DEFORMED WINDSHIELD MOLDING. *TT

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November 1, 2002 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

KEYLESS ENTRY, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER LOGIC. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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November 1, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR OUT? CHECK BLOWER MOTOR OPERATION. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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January 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT ON REGARDING: ENGINE MECHANICAL

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January 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT ON REGARDING: ENGINE MECHANICAL

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January 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT ON REGARDING: BULB CHECK LOGIC. *ET

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August 7, 2001 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING FIFTH GEAR GRINDS DURING UPSHIFT. *ET

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February 1, 2003 140000 AIR BAGS

SRS INDICATOR ON WITH NO SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) SET. *TT *JB

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January 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

CHECK (ATF) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID CONDITION TO DIAGNOSE (A/T) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT *JB

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February 16, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

HONDA DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM LOCKED, NEEDS IMMOBILIZER RELEASE PASSWORD. *NM

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May 1, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TYPE 1 IMMOBI BRAKE CODES AVAILABLE ON THE INTERACTIVE NETWORK (HONDA). *NM

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November 1, 2003 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

HEATER BLOWER MOTOR GETS HOT OR BLOWS A FUSE. HONDA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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March 16, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEEDS. *TT

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January 1, 2002 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INFORMATION ON POWER DOOR LOCKS THAT MAY LOCK BY THEMSELVES OR MAY CYCLE TWICE TO UNLOCK AND THEN LOCK THEMSELVES. *TT

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February 1, 2001 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING CLUTCH PRESSURE SWITCHES WHEN EXPERIENCING HARSH OR LATE UPSHIFTS AND DOWNSHIFTS. *TT

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December 16, 2002 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

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February 23, 1999 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE TRUCK AREA. *TT

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January 16, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ON SOME VEHICLES, THE TIMING BELT MAKES A FLAPPING NOISE BECAUSE ITS IMPROPERLY TENSIONED. THE NOISE IS MOST NOTICEABLE BETWEEN 1800 AND 2600 RPM. *RC

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October 24, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0740 (LOCK-UP CLUTCH DOES NOT ENGAGE) STORED IN THE TCM. *TT

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October 17, 2000 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE TRANSMISSION GRINDS WHEN SHIFTED INTO 5TH GEAR. *TT

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February 22, 2000 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

EXPERIENCEING NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING PUMP. *TT

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August 3, 2004 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

A CONDITION EXIST WHERE THE UPPER WINDSHIELD MOLDING IS WARPED OR DEFORMED. *TT THIS BULLETIN 00-064 REPLACED BULLETIN 98-066 DATED MARCH 28, 2000. *TT

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June 8, 1999 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS WITH MOONROOF RATTLING WHEN OPEN. *TT

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October 1, 2001 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING POWER DOOR LOCKS CYCLE. *YD

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September 16, 2001 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING POWER DOOR LOCKS CYCLE. *JB

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