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Chrysler Sebring Recall 01I012000

Suspension & Steering, August 8, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 8, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
EA99028
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,800
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01I012000
Component
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

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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