Chrysler—Neon Vehicles

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Product description

All Chrysler Neon vehicles with 2.0 litre engine (C in the 8th VIN position) built up to 21st March 2001. Campaign reference 983.

What are the defects?

It is possible that the brake booster vacuum hose may swell if it comes in contact with oil and become dislodged from the engine. Should this occur, a loss of power brake assistance and an increase in engine idle speed could result leading to malfunction.

What are the hazards?

Brake failure

What should consumers do?

All owners will be contacted by mail and asked to return the vehicle to any authorised Chrysler Jeep Dealer where the replacement will be carried out free of charge. For further information contact DaimlerChrysler on (03) 9566 9192.


DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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