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Recall 95V089000

Recall 95V089000

Suspension & Steering, December 20, 1995
Affected Cars

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 20, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V089000

NHTSA Action Number: PE95004

Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 78,000

Summary: THE STEERING WHEEL ARMATURE STAMPING CAN CRACK DUE TO FATIGUE AND SEPARATE FROM THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING WHEEL FOR ARMATURE CRACKS AND REPLACE ANY WHEELS EXHIBITING CRACKS. ALL OTHER VEHICLES WILL HAVE A REINFORCEMENT PLATE INSTALLED TO PREVENT STEERING WHEEL SEPARATION IF CRACKING OCCURS.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING; WHEEL AND COLUMN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, VANS AND WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH"PREMIUM" STEERING WHEELS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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