Keystone Rear Tail Lamp

Model Rear Tail Lamp made by Keystone got 5 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to equipment. . There was one recall concerning exterior lighting .

Model 9999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
01E012000KEYSTONE AUTOMOTIVE OPERATIONS E (Equipment)387405/01/2001OVSCKEYSTONE AUTOMOTIVE OPERATIONS03/23/200104/06/2001571108
Defect SummaryEquipment description: taillamp assemblies which were not manufactured with side reflex reflectors and/or side marker lamps as required under federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. these lamps were sold between january 1, 1999, and december 31, 2000.
Consequence SummaryWithout the reflective material, the vehicle may not be clearly visible to other motorists which could result in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryKeystone will notfiy dealers/owners to return the noncompliant lamps for a free replacement. owner notification began may 1, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact keystone at 570-655-4514.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 2004 chevy malibu lt front left & right amber headlight assemblies are melted. left side is 9 months old and already melted through. right side looks like original, has plastic amber bulb melted on top. on left side bulb socket is burnt. i am using the appropriate bulbs required for the front and they were installed correctly. this can be a fire hazard.
 Keystone corporation has supplied thousands of reproduction headlamp assys. for various model vehicles which are not dot compliant and fail 108 test. they have refused to address recall issues from the collision industry and contend there are no safety issues which is not true. *jb