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1977 Plymouth Fury Recall Information

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID77V131000
SummaryTHE PLASTIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE BUSHINGS INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY BECOME HEAT DAMAGED BECAUSE THEY ARE LOCATED NEAR THE MINI-CATALYTIC CONVERTER. THIS CONDITION COULD ALTER THE ADJUSTED RELATIONSHIP OF THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE, CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION TO BE IN A GEAR POSITION OTHER THAN THAT INDICATED BY THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE THE PLASTIC BUSHINGS WITH STEEL BUSHINGS AND INSTALL RETAINING CLIPS TO ENSURE THAT SHIFT ROD IS SECURELY ENGAGED TO THE LINKAGE SYSTEM.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 440 HIGH PERFORMANCEENGINES AND CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROLS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION, SHIFT LINKAGE BUSHINGS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER MAY NOT REALIZE WHICH GEAR THE TRANSMISSIONIS IN, AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.NOTE: UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED, THE DRIVER SHOULD PROCEDE CAUTIOUSLYWHENEVER STARTING OUT AFTER SHIFTING GEARS. THE PARKING BRAKE SHOULD BE ENGAGEDWHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.

Component

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID77V037000
SummaryTHE REQUIRED MUFFLER TO FLOOR PAN HEAT SHIELDS WERE OMITTED FROM THE INVOLVED VEHICLES. THESE HEAT SHIELDS ARE NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT INTERIOR MATERIALS, INCLUDING SEAT BELT WEBBING, FROM HEAT DAMAGE.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY HEAT SHIELDS ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES (POLICE MODELS).SYSTEM: EHAUST; MUFFLER, RESONATOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PASSENGERS COULD RECEIVE SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY DUE TOEXCESSIVE HEAT.

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19740801
NHTSA Campaign ID78V020000
SummaryWHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES IS DEPRESSED AND THE ACCELERATOR PUMP IS ACTIVATED, A DISTORTED ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL IN THE CARBURETOR MAY PREVENT THE PUMP FROM DELIVERING THE PROPER AMOUNT OF FUEL.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE THE CARBURETOR ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL WITH A SEAL OF IMPROVED DISTORTION RESISTANCE. THE CARBURETOR WILL ALSO BE CHECKED FOR THE PROPER FLOAT LEVEL.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 225 OR 318 CID ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; CARBURETOR ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS MAY RESULT IN HESITATION OR LACK OF RESPONSE WHENDRIVER ATTEMPTS TO ACCELERATE. ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR IN SOME CASES; THISCOULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CERTAIN TRAFFIC SITUATIONS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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