DODGE ASPEN 1978: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

Make : DODGE Model : ASPEN Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1975-12-01 - 1977-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V097000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-05-19 Date Received by ODI: 1978-05-01 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:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1100000
Summary:
      POSSIBLE FATIGUE FAILURE CAN OCCUR IN THE FRAME SUPPORT PLATES "FRONT SUSPENSION PIVOT BAR SUPPORT PLATE" THAT CONNECTS A PORTION OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO THE VEHICLE FRAME ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT SUPPORT PLATES FOR INDICATIONS OF FAILURE AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE THE PLATES. ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BRACKETS WILL ALSO BE INSTALLED TO REINFORCE THE SUPPORT PLATE AT THE PIVOT BAR ATTACHMENTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRAME SUPPORT PLATE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, THIS FAILURE COULDAFFECT VEHICLE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, PARTICULARLY DURING HEAVY BRAKEAPPLICATION. THIS WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNINGAND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.