CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1981: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Make : CHRYSLER Model : NEW YORKER Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1981-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V055000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-05-15 Date Received by ODI: 1981-05-05 Date Added to Database: 1981-05-15
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 30000
Summary:
      ENGINE MAY LOSE POWER OR STALL DUE TO CARBURETOR FLOODING. THIS IS CAUSED BY A POOR ELECTRICAL GROUND ON THE CARBURETOR FUEL BOWL VENT SOLENOID. VEHICLES MAY ALSO HAVE DRIVEABILITY PROBLEMS WHILE THE ENGINE IS WARMING UP IN COLD WEATHER. THESE PROBLEMS INCLUDE ENGINE MISSING, SAGS, AND HESITATION. THIS IS CAUSED BY A STICKING CARBURETOR OXYGEN FEEDBACK SOLENOID.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT CARBURETOR AND IF NECESSARY, THE BOWL VENT SOLENOID WILL BE REPAIRED BY RESOLDERING "RECONNECTING" THE EXTERNAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTION FREE OF CHARGE. IF APPLICABLE, THE OXYGEN FEEDBACK SENSOR WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 318 ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; CARBURETOR, FUEL BOWL VENT SOLENOID AND OXYGEN FEEDBACK SOLENOID.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE VEHICLE LOSE ENGINE POWER, IT MIGHT BECOME AHAZARD TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.