Close

Recall 91V004000

Heater Blower Motor And Wiring Overheats

Recall Details

The heater blower motor resistor can overheat and cause a fire hazard due to corrosion caused by water intrusion. Dealers will replace the blower motor resistor block and patch the cowl to prevent water entry free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The heater blower motor which runs the fan for the ventilation system can overheat due to corrosion from water intrusion. This can cause a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Chrysler must be performed by a Chrysler dealership. Chrysler notified owners of affected vehicles in 1991. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Heating & Air Conditioning, October 2, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 2, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
125,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V004000
Component
VISIBILITY
Summary
WATER LEAKING UNDER WINDSHIELD COWL IN AREA ABOVE HEATER BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK RESULTS IN CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS.
Consequence
CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS INCREASES ELECTRICALRESISTANCE, LEADING TO OVERHEATING AND POSSBLE IGNITION OF THE WIRING CONNECTORSAND INSULATION, CAUSING A FIRE IN THE COWL AREA.
Remedy
THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK WILL BE REPLACED, AND A MASTIC PATCH APPLIED TO SEAL THE COWL AGAINST WATER ENTRY. DAMAGED WIRE CONNECTORS WILL BE REPLACED.
Notify
SYSTEM: HEATER BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITHOUT AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROLSYSTEM.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration