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1983 Chrysler LeBaron Recall Information

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

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

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19820801
NHTSA Campaign ID82V085000
SummaryON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, IMPROPER ROUTING OF THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBE COULD CAUSE IT TO CHAFE AGAINST THE PARK BRAKE CABLES. EVENTUALLY, THE BRAKE TUBE MAY FAIL AND BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR.
RemedyDEALER WILL REROUTE THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBE, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION; PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: PARKING BRAKES; HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBE, ROUTING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY, LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL, AND AN ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR.NOTE: THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE WARNING LIGHT SHOULD ALERT DRIVER TO THEPROBLEM.

Component

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19820801
NHTSA Campaign ID82V092000
SummaryTHE TRAVEL COMPUTER SYSTEM WIRING, ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, MAY BE IMPROPERLY CONNECTED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO INTERNAL COMPONENTS.
RemedyTHE WIRING WILL BE RECONNECTED TO ENSURE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF IGNITION SYSTEM..
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL TRAVEL COMPUTERSYSTEMS.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; TRAVEL COMPUTER SYSTEM, WIRING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DAMAGE TO INTERNAL COMPONENTS OF THE SYSTEMS INTERFACEMODULE COULD AFFECT THE ENGINE IGNITION SYSTEM CAUSING LOSS OF IGNITION ALONGWITH THE INABILITY TO RESTART THE ENGINE. THIS PRESENTS A TRAFFIC HAZARD FROMWHICH AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

Component

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

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19820801
NHTSA Campaign ID82V123000
SummaryHYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBING ROUTED TO THE LEFT REAR WHEEL BRAKE SYSTEM MAY HAVE BEEN BENT OUT OF SHAPE DURING ASSEMBLY AND COULD CHAFE AGAINST THE EXHAUST SYSTEM HANGER BOLT.
RemedyDEALER WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE TUBE, IF NECESSARY. A RETAINING CLIP WILL BE INSTALLED TO ENSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE FOR THE TUBING; ANY DAMAGED TUBES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: CONTINUED CHAFING WILL EVENTUALLY WEAR A HOLE IN THETUBING AND RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKINGCAPABILITY, WHICH COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: THE BRAKE WARNING LIGHT SHOULD ALERT OPERATOR TO THE PARTIAL SYSTEM LOSS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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