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Recall 93V215000

Recall 93V215000

Drive Train, January 27, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 27, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
90
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V215000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Summary
WHEELS WITH MISFORMED LUG NUT SEATS WERE INSTALLED ON THESE VEHICLES. THIS CAUSES REDUCED NUT TO WHEEL CONTACT AREA AND LIMITS THE WHEEL SELF-CENTERING CAPABILITY DURING INSTALLATION. THIS RESULTS IN LOSS OF WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE RETENTION.
Consequence
LOSS OF LUG NUT TORQUE RETENTION MAY LEAD TO WHEEL LUGFAILURE WHICH MAY CAUSE WHEEL SEPARATION AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSPECT THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY PLANT CODE; REPLACE WHEELS KNOWN TO HAVE THE PROBLEM AND INSTALL NEW LUG NUTS.
Notify
SYSTEM: WHEELS; LUGS; NUTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS WITH 15" STAMPED STEEL ROAD WHEELS OR 15" STAMPEDSTEEL SPARE WHEEL.NOTE: IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS OBTAINING THE NEEDED REPAIR, PLEASE CONTACT THECHRYSLER ZONE SERVICE OFFICE IN YOUR AREA. IT IS LISTED UNDER "SERVICEASSITANCE" IN YOUR OWNER'S MANUAL. A ZONE REPRESENTATIVE WILL ARRANGE FOR PROMPTATTENTION TO YOUR VEHICLE. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETYADMINISTATRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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