US NHTSA Recalls: Diode Dynamics Headlamp Bulbs

US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, October 23, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty-five (55) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed?

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Among the fifty-five (55) recalls the NHTSA has announced this month comes news of the following:

Logo - Diode Dynamics, LLCDiode Dynamics, LLC (“Diode”), an Earth City, Missouri establishment, has recalled an estimated 27,890 model year SL1 LED Replacement Headlamp Bulbs, part numbers DD0215P, DD0216P, DD0217P, DD0218P, DD0219P, DD0323P and DD0340P marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Exterior Lighting – These Replacement Headlight Bulbs reportedly create excessive glare in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 108

NHTSA Safety Notification 20E077000 reports these Headlight Bulbs exceed the luminous flux standards for replaceable light sources, causing excessive glare or brightness to oncoming drivers. As such, these Bulbs fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment”.

According to the NHTSA, if the Bulbs cause excessive glare, or brightness for oncoming drivers, it can increase the risk of crash.

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Diode will notify registered owners, and will replace all SL1 LED Headlamp Bulbs with halogen headlamp bulbs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2020. Owners may contact Diode Customer Service toll-free 1-314-205-3033. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.


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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20E077000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13662-2020
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