CHAMPION SPIRIT 1981: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : CHAMPION Model : SPIRIT Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-07-01 - 1981-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V081000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-11-24 Date Received by ODI: 1981-07-06 Date Added to Database: 1981-07-08
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11162
Summary:
      THE CRUISE COMMAND ACTUATION CHAIN MAY CATCH ON THE THROTTLE LINKAGE, CAUSING THE THROTTLE TO REMAIN IN A PARTIALLY OPEN POSITION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE CRUISE COMMAND ACTUATION CHAIN ASSEMBLY, AND A SHIELD WILL BE MOUNTED ON THE THROTTLE LINKAGE AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6 CYLINDER ENGINES ANDFACTORY INSTALLED CRUISE COMMANDS.SYSTEM: FUEL; CRUISE COMMAND ACTUATION CHAIN.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE THROTTLE FAILS TO FULLY CLOSE, NORMAL VEHICLEDECELERATION WILL NOT TAKE PLACE. THIS WOULD RESULT IN A LONGER THAN NORMALVEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE AND THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: UNTIL THE DEFECT IS CORRECTED, THE OWNER IS ADVISED TO AVOID ENGINEOPERATION AT FULL THROTTLE.