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1984 Chrysler Laser Recall Information

Component

SUSPENSION

Manufacturer

FEDERAL-MOGUL CHASSIS PRODUCTS

NHTSA Campaign ID08E033000
SummaryFEDERAL MOGUL IS RECALLING 6,903 AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES SHIPPED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 9, 2007 AND MARCH 26, 2008, WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS. THE PART NUMBERS PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS ARE: K7147, K7329, K8683, AND 104353. THESE PARTS WERE MADE FOR USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.
ConsequenceTHE NUTS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGING FOR THESE BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES ARE MISSING THE INTENDED PREVAILING TORQUE (SELF-LOCKING) FEATURE. IF THE INCORRECT ***** WAS TO BECOME LOOSE, THE JOINING MEMBERS MAY LOOSEN LEADING TO A SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT. THIS MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedyFEDERAL MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 22, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL MOGUL AT 877-489-6659.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS.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 SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19830701
NHTSA Campaign ID84V008000
SummarySOME HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY REPAIRED AT THE FACTORY, OR INCORRECT FASTENERS WERE USED. HOOD LATCH ATTACHMENT WILL NOT BE STRONG ENOUGH AND WILL LIKELY WEAKEN THE INNER HOOD PANEL.
RemedyINSPECT VEHICLES AND, IF INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED OR REPAIRED, THE HOOD, INCLUDING THE LATCH, WILL BE REPLACED.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: HOOD LATCH SYSTEM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE HOOD COULD RAISE WITHOUT WARNING, BLINDING THEDRIVER, AND POSSIBLY CAUSING AN ACCIDENT.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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