CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1992: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : CHRYSLER Model : NEW YORKER Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1991-10-01 - 1991-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V015000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-02-06 Date Received by ODI: 1992-02-14 Date Added to Database: 1992-02-18
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20000
Summary:
      THE ZINC PLATING OPERATION PERFORMED ON THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLING BOLT CAUSED HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT AND BREAKAGE OF THE BOLT.
Consequence:
      FRACTURES OF THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLINGBOLT RESULT IN A LACK OF COUPLING LOAD ON THE SHAFT AND LOSS OF STEERINGCONTROL.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE ZINC PLATED BOLT WITH A PHOSPHATE PLATED BOLT.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; UPPER STEERING COLUMN COUPLING BOLT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES; SEDANS, CONVERTIBLES, AND MINI-VANS.