CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1983: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : CHRYSLER Model : NEW YORKER Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1983-05-01 - 1983-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V060000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-05-26 Date Received by ODI: 1983-06-06 Date Added to Database: 1983-07-01
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3785
Summary:
      LOCATION OF HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBE TO BOTH REAR WHEELS CAUSES INTERFERENCE AND CHAFING BETWEEN THE TUBES AND REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM PIVOT BRACKETS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT REAR WHEEL BRAKE TUBES AND REROUTE TO ENSURE PROPER TUBE TO PIVOT BRACKET CLEARANCE. ANY DAMAGED TUBES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE TUBES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: TUBE FAILURE AND A PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITYCOULD RESULT. THIS COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT AND PERSONAL INJURY.NOTE: ILLUMINATION OF AN INSTRUMENT PANEL WARNING LIGHT SHOULD ALERT DRIVER TOA BRAKE TUBE FAILURE.