1973 Dodge Charger Recall Information

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID73V011000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 146.BUILT JULY THRU DEC.1972 W/6-CYLINDER ENGINE.POSSIBILITY OF FUEL LEAKAGE DUE TO METAL FATIGUE AND CRACKING AT THE EXTRUDEDFUEL PUMP OUTLET AND/OR THE SEAL OF THE FUEL PUMP INTEGRAL FILTER.THE METALFATIGUE IS CAUSED BY DEFICIENCIES IN THE PUMP AND FUEL LINE VIBRATION.THELEAK AT THE FUEL FILTER IS ARESULT OF INADEQUATE SEATING.EITHER OF THESEDEFECTS COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDTAKE NECESSARY CORRECTIVE ACTION.)

Component

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V218000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 135.EQUIPPED W/400 & 440 CID ENGINES & POWER STEERING.POSSIBILITYOF INTERFERENCE BETWEEN LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE AND POWER STEERINGHIGH PRESSURE HOSE.COULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE FAILURE OF POWER STEERING HOSE ANDLOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST.(CORRECT BY INSTALLING SHEET METAL SHIELD.)

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V274000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 133.POSSIBILITY THAT IN PRODUCTION LOWER BALL JOINTASSEMBLY WAS MISASSEMBLED BY USING UPPER JOINT HOUSING.MISBUILD CONDITIONCOULD CAUSE EXCESSIVE WEAR AND CRACKS IN HOUSINGS.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING LOWER BALL JOINTS WHERE NECESSARY.)

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V248000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 140.POSSIBILITY THAT FRONT BRAKE HOSE MAY REST AGAINSTFRAME DUE TO MISALIGNMENT OF BRAKE HOSE FRAME MOUNTING BRACKET.CONDITIONCOULD CAUSE HOSE TO CHAFE ON FRAME AND RESULT IN EVENTUAL LOSS OF FRONT BRAKESYSTEM.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND ALIGNING MOUNTING BRACKET TO PRECLUDECHAFING.)

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720801
NHTSA Campaign ID72V219000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 136.POSSIBILITY THAT IDLER ARM TO CENTERLINK BALL JOINTSTUD NUTS WERE UNDERTOQUED.(CORRECT BY TORRQUING TO 40-FOOT POUNDS.)

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19721101
NHTSA Campaign ID72V314000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 144.POSSIBILITY THAT LOWER CONTROL ARM PIVOT SHAFTS MAYBE IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED.IF CONDITION EXISTS, PIVOT ARMS MAY FAIL WITHOUTWARNING, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING WHERE NECESSARY).

Component

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19730201
NHTSA Campaign ID73V073000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 147.POSSIBILITY THAT THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP WIRETERMINAL MAY HAVE ONLY PARTIAL OR NO CONNECTION TO FIVE-WAY BRAKE SWITCH.THISCONDITION, IF IT EXISTS, MAY RENDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE WARNING LAMPINOPERATIVE IF THE FRONT OR REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM EXPERIENCED A FAILURE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND PROPERLY CHECK CONNECTIONS.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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