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Saturn Recall 05052: Rear Tail Lamp Assembly

2003 Saturn L200

This can cause (1) an intermittently inoperative brake/tail lamp bulb or (2) a short circuit that opens a fuse causing inoperative brake lamps (including the center high-mounted stop lamp) or tail lamps. A following driver may not know when the brakes have been applied, and a rear-end crash could occur without prior warning.

Exterior Lighting — Brake Lights

Summary
On certain sedans and wagons, the plastic housing in the rear tail lamp assembly can become distorted if the brake lamps remain on for an extended time.
Actions
Dealers will install two new tail lamp reinforcing socket adapters and sockets free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2005. Owners may contact Saturn at 1-800-972-8876.
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Date Announced
JUN 02, 2005
Vehicles Affected
291,652
Saturn Recall #
05052
NHTSA Campaign #
05V245000
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