CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1979: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Make : CHRYSLER Model : NEW YORKER Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-01-01 - 1979-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V043000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-02-09 Date Received by ODI: 1979-01-05 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 90
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH AN OVERSIZED RIGHT FRONT WHEEL BEARING CUP WHICH ALSO PREVENTS THE PLANT LUBRICATING EQUIPMENT FROM CYCLING TO LUBRICATE BOTH THE INNER AND OUTER WHEEL BEARINGS. THE RESULTANT BEARING LOOSENESS AND/OR THE LACK OF LUBRICATION MAY CAUSE BEARING FAILURE AND, POSSIBLY, WHEEL SPINDLE DAMAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INNER AND OUTER RIGHT FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS AND BEARING CUPS ON ALL INVOLVED VEHICLES AT NO COST TO OWNERS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEEL BEARINGS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: BEARING FAILURE AND WHEEL SPINDLE DAMAGE MAY CAUSE LOSSOF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.