DODGE CHARGER 1977: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Make : DODGE Model : CHARGER Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1974-08-01 - 1977-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V020000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-03-10 Date Received by ODI: 1978-01-24 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
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 : 370000
Summary:
      WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES IS DEPRESSED AND THE ACCELERATOR PUMP IS ACTIVATED, A DISTORTED ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL IN THE CARBURETOR MAY PREVENT THE PUMP FROM DELIVERING THE PROPER AMOUNT OF FUEL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE CARBURETOR ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL WITH A SEAL OF IMPROVED DISTORTION RESISTANCE. THE CARBURETOR WILL ALSO BE CHECKED FOR THE PROPER FLOAT LEVEL.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 225 OR 318 CID ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; CARBURETOR ACCELERATOR PUMP SEAL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS MAY RESULT IN HESITATION OR LACK OF RESPONSE WHENDRIVER ATTEMPTS TO ACCELERATE. ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR IN SOME CASES; THISCOULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CERTAIN TRAFFIC SITUATIONS.