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NHTSA Recall 08E020000

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Vehicles:  Lexus RX300

NHTSA Recall 08E020000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	08E020000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     LEXUS / RX300 	    	1999-2003
Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: 	    	Production Dates:
    POLYMER / DOT 430 AS-2 M540 	    	Information not Available
    POLYMER / DOT 628 AS-2 M540 	    	Information not Available
Manufacturer: POLYMER PROCESS DEVELOPMENT, LLC 	Mfr's Report Date: MAR 04, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08E020000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 931
Summary:
POLYMER PROCESS DEVELOPMENT IS RECALLING 931 UNITS OF BACK GLASS, P/NO. FB20415ZPY, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON 1999-2004 LEXUS RX300 VEHICLES. THE GLASS FAILS TO CONFORM TO THE AUTOMOTIVE GLAZING MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 205, GLAZING MATERIALS.
Consequence:
THE PURPOSE OF THIS STANDARD IS TO REDUCE INJURIES RESULTING FROM IMPACT TO GLAZING SURFACES.
Remedy:
POLYMER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED GLASS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 18, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT POLYMER TOLL-FREE AT 800-510-9879.
Notes:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO POLYMER AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT BACK GLASS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY TOYOTA. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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