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1985 Dodge Charger 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

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19831201
NHTSA Campaign ID84V147000
SummaryTHE POTENTIAL FOR FUEL LEAKAGE EXISTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AT THE FUEL RESERVOIR SEAM AND ITS HOSE CONNECTIONS. THE FUEL RESERVOIR IS A SILVER COLORED CAN MOUNTED TO THE AIR CLEANER.
RemedyTHE HOSES AND THE METAL TUBE THAT ATTACHES TO THE FUEL RESERVOIR WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW COMPONENTS. THE DEALER WILL ALSO REPLACE OR RESEAL THE RESERVOIR.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 2.2LITER CARBURETED ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; FUEL RESERVOIR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF FUEL LEAKAGE DEVELOPS, A FIRE COULD OCCUR IN THEENGINE COMPARTMENT AND COULD CAUSE INJURY TO OCCUPANTS.NOTE: THE DEALER SHOULD BE CONTACTED IMMEDIATELY IF FUEL ODOR IS PRESENT IN THEENGINE COMPARTMENT OR IF THE FUEL RESERVOIR IS LEAKING.

Component

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19840801
NHTSA Campaign ID84V116000
SummaryAN EMISSIONS SYSTEM VALVE MAY ALLOW AN OVERLY RICH MIXTURE (EXCESSIVE FUEL) IN THE ENGINE DURING DECELERATION. THE MIXTURE OF AIR AND EXCESSIVE FUEL CAN CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WHILE STOPPING, COASTING, OR TURNING.
RemedyALL INVOLVED VEHICLES WILL BE CORRECTED BY REMOVING THE EMISSIONS SYSTEM VALVE AND INSTALLING A VACUUM LINE CONNECTOR IN ITS PLACE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.2 LITER CARBURETEDENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; EMISSION CONTROL VAPOR CANISTER VACUUM PURGE DELAY VALVE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A STALLED VEHICLE MAY PRESENT A HAZARD TO TRAFFIC ANDCOULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

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Data updated October 2019


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