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Recall 97V169000

Recall 97V169000

Suspension & Steering, November 15, 1997
Affected Cars

Plymouth

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 15, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V169000

NHTSA Action Number: EA97009

Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 375,000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STEERING COLUMN COUPLER CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED WHEN THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCES AN UNDERBODY IMPACT.

Consequence: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL CAN OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN COUPLER WITH A COUPLER DESIGN THAT COLLAPSES ON IMPACT.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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