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Recall 93V051000

Chrysler Recalls 1993 Grand Cherokees Due to Cam Bolt Failure

Recall Details

Chrysler has recalled 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the eccentric cam adjuster bolts in both front lower suspension arm-to-front axle bracket attachments may fail due to assembly misalignment. Cam bolt failures cause the vehicle to pull to one side when the brakes are applied, which may result in loss of vehicle control and a crash. Chrysler will install newly designed front suspension cam bolts, cam washers, and nuts.

Suspension & Steering, March 24, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 24, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
25,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V051000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT
Summary
THE ECCENTRIC CAM ADJUSTER BOLTS IN BOTH FRONT LOWER SUSPENSION ARM-TO-FRONT AXLE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS MAY FAIL DUE TO ASSEMBLY MISALIGNMENT.
Consequence
CAM BOLT FAILURES CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO PULL TO ONE SIDE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION CAM BOLTS, CAM WASHERS, AND NUTS WITH COMPONENTS OF A DIFFERENT DESIGN.
Notify
SYSTEM: FRONT SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES.
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