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Dodge Intrepid Recall 92V128000

Suspension & Steering, August 21, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 21, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V128000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT

Summary
THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARM TENSION STRUT WASHERS CAN CRACK AND FALL OFF DUE TO HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT.
Consequence
LOSS OF A WASHER WILL CAUSE A CLUNKING SOUND, HEARDDURING BRAKING. IF LEFT UNATTENDED, THE LOSS OF THE WASHER WILL EVENTUALLYRESULT IN TENSION STRUT ATTACHMENT FAILURE THAT CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERINGCONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE FRONT AND REAR STRUT BAR WASHERS AND NUTS.
Notes
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION: FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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