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Chrysler Sebring Recall 01I012000

Recall 01I012000

Suspension & Steering, August 8, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1998, 1999

Manufacturer's Report Date: August 8, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01I012000

NHTSA Action Number: EA99028

Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,800

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1998-1999 CHRYSLER SEBRING JXI LIMITED CONVERTIBLES. THE STEERING COLUMN INTERMEDIATE SHAFT COUPLER PINCH BOLT RETAINING PIN COULD SNAG AND/OR FRAY THE EDGE OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE FLOOR MAT.

Consequence: THIS COULD INTERFERE WITH THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Remedy: DEALER WILL REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN INTERMEDIATE SHAFT COUPLER PINCH BOLT AND RETAINING PIN. IN ADDITION, THE FRONT FLOOR MATS WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN INTERMEDIATE SHAFT COUPLER PINCH BOLT,RETAINING PIN, E-CLIP AND THE FRONT FLOOR MATS.OWNERS CAN CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.

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