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Ford Odyssey Recall, GM Odyssey Recall, Turtle Top Odyssey Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FORD ODYSSEY 2008-2011
FORD ODYSSEY LT 2009
GM ODYSSEY 2010
TURTLE TOP / ODYSSEY XL 2008-2011
Manufacturer: TURTLE TOPMfr's Report Date: JAN 31, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V044000 NHTSA Action Number: EQ11002
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 133
Summary:
 TURTLE TOP IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2008 THROUGH 2011 ODYSSEY, ODYSSEY XL, AND ODYSSEY LT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 11, 2008, THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2011, AND BUILT ON FORD, GENERAL MOTORS, AND FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS’, EQUIPPED WITH A CARRIER CORPORATION GEN V EM-1 EVAPORATOR. THE EM-1 EVAPORATORS CONTAIN A FUSE HOLDER IN THE MOTOR ASSEMBLY WHICH DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION MAY CAUSE THE FUSE TO LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER, RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Consequence:
 IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
 TURTLE TOP WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS

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