US NHTSA Recalls: Putco Nitro-Lux LED Headlamp Bulbs


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of thirty-six (36) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the thirty-six (36) recalls the NHTSA has announced in February 2021, comes news of the following:

Logo - Putco Inc.Putco Inc. (“Putco”), a Des Moines, Iowa establishment, has recalled an estimated 31,716 model year Nitro-Lux LED Headlamp Bulbs, part numbers 700004 thru 709012, marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Exterior Lighting – Bulb lighting exceeds Luminous Lux Standard in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 108

NHTSA Safety Notification 21E006000 reports the Headlamp Bulbs may cause 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, excessive glare or brightness to oncoming drivers can increase the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Putco will notify registered owners and distributors, and will replace the LED Bulbs with Halogen Bulbs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2021. Owners may contact Putco Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-247-3974. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Putco Inc., please search for “Putco” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or under the Nitro-Lux brand, please search for “Nitro-Lux” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21E006000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14092-2021
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General information:
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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