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Chrysler to recall 900,000 SUVs to fix mirror wiring: Thomson Reuters Business News - MSN Money

I don't think I'll go in for this since it seems the issue happens after the mirrors were previously serviced.
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Old 07-11-2014, 12:27 PM
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

So the title indicates 900000 vehicles recalled? But then states only ones that have had a previous repair. What's the real number then?


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Old 07-11-2014, 12:32 PM
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

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So the title indicates 900000 vehicles recalled? But then states only ones that have had a previous repair. What's the real number then?


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They will have to reroute wires on all the vehicles to prevent the dangerous condition occurring after future repairs. Not everyone will remember, or maybe never know, that there is a possible problem.

My guess is that a screw or other fastener may cut insulation during a repair.


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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

I haven't even looked at the vanity mirrors, nor has my wife.
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

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They will have to reroute wires on all the vehicles to prevent the dangerous condition occurring after future repairs. Not everyone will remember, or maybe never know, that there is a possible problem.

My guess is that a screw or other fastener may cut insulation during a repair.


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Or, the work for the recall itself may do it.
.... somewhat cynical today.

So, you guys stop using the mirror to check your lipstick, please.
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They are recalling all vehicles in that date range regardless of whether it had previously had a repair done to the headliner or not.
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

So for some people that are universally affected, the list of repairs/recalls/TSBs are becoming astronomical.

This is ridiculous.
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

I've got an '11 and a '14. I have a dedicated space on my "junk" counter where I keep two stacks of pending TSB's, Rapid Response, and Recall notices. Dealer is about 40 miles away and I am chalking up lots of miles just getting crap fixed.
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Re: Vanity Mirror Recall

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So for some people that are universally affected, the list of repairs/recalls/TSBs are becoming astronomical.

This is ridiculous.
It's better than covering up the defect and then killing people when their ignition switch fails.
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It's better than covering up the defect and then killing people when their ignition switch fails.
I don't disagree. It's the fact that these problems have been allowed to happen in the first place and it's multiple instances so far.
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Well, Chrysler is the only manufacture recalling vehicles right now... <insert comment how Toyota... Err honda, err, Nissan, err Porsche, errr... Never recall vehicles>


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