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1982 Chrysler LeBaron Recall Information

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19800801
NHTSA Campaign ID81V111000
SummaryTHE AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL SWITCH MAY STICK IN THE 'RESUME' POSITION RESTRICTING RETURN MOVEMENT. THIS WILL NOT ALLOW THE NORMAL BRAKE PEDAL OPERATION TO DEACTIVATE THE SYSTEM.
RemedyTHE SHIELD PORTION OF THE 'RESUME' SLIDE LEVER IN THE SPEED CONTROL UNIT WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROLSYSTEMS.SYSTEM: ELECTRIC POWER ACCESSORIES; AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL SWITCH.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FAILURE OF THE SPEED CONTROL TO DEACTIVATE COULD CAUSELOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: MANUFACTURER ADVISES DISCONNECTION OF THE SPEED CONTROL DEVICE TO PREVENTITS USE PRIOR TO HAVING IT REPAIRED.

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19800801
NHTSA Campaign ID89V052000
SummaryFRONT SUSPENSION CROSSMEMBER MAY CORRODE AND FAIL AT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR PIVOT MOUNTS IF OPERATED WHERE SALT IS USED TO AID IN SNOW REMOVAL.
ConsequenceCONTROL ARM COULD DETACH FROM THE CROSSMEMBER, ADVERSELYAFFECTING DIRECTIONAL STABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyINSTALL ATTACHMENT REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS TO PREVENT CONTROL ARM DETACHMENT AS A RESULT OF CORROSION WEAKENING.
NotesSYSTEM: FRONT SUSPENSION CROSSMEMBER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19820401
NHTSA Campaign ID82V055000
SummaryCLAMP BOLTS INSTALLED ON CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN CRACKS. EVENTUALLY THESE BOLTS MAY BREAK THROUGH, CAUSING SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT FROM THE STEERING KNUCKLE.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE BOTH BALL JOINT STUD CLAMP BOLTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT SUSPENSION BALL JOINT STUD TO STEERING KNUCKLE CLAMPBOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN PARTIAL LOSS OF FRONTWHEEL SUPPORT, POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES SHOULD NOT BE HOISTED FROM UNDER THE FRONTSUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19820501
NHTSA Campaign ID82V063000
SummaryTHE BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BAY BE EQUIPPED WITH BRAKE FLUID CONTAINING AN EXCESS OF WATER.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE BRAKE FLUID WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: VEHICLE SHOULD NOT BE DRIVEN UNTIL THE PURGING PROCEDURE HAS BEENPERFORMED.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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