Chrysler Sebring Recall 01I012000

Recall 01I012000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
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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