CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1991: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER

Make : CHRYSLER Model : NEW YORKER Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1989-07-01 - 1990-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V004000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-07-04 Date Received by ODI: 1991-10-02 Date Added to Database: 1991-04-11
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 125000
Summary:
      WATER LEAKING UNDER WINDSHIELD COWL IN AREA ABOVE HEATER BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK RESULTS IN CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS.
Consequence:
      CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS INCREASES ELECTRICALRESISTANCE, LEADING TO OVERHEATING AND POSSBLE IGNITION OF THE WIRING CONNECTORSAND INSULATION, CAUSING A FIRE IN THE COWL AREA.
Remedy:
      THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK WILL BE REPLACED, AND A MASTIC PATCH APPLIED TO SEAL THE COWL AGAINST WATER ENTRY. DAMAGED WIRE CONNECTORS WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: HEATER BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITHOUT AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROLSYSTEM.