DODGE CHARGER 1991: STRUCTURE

Make : DODGE Model : CHARGER Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1986-09-08 - 1996-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-06-18 Date Received by ODI: 1999-01-20 Date Added to Database: 1999-01-27
Manufacturers Involved: Spartan Motors USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 97019
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3210
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS. THE CAB TILT SYSTEM CONTAINS A 12 VOLT ELECTRICAL SOLENOID ASSEMBLY AS AN ACCESSORY TO THE CAB TILT ELECTRIC MOTOR/HYDRAULIC PUMP ASSEMBLY. RAIN, SNOW, SALT SPRAY OR OTHER CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENT CAN CORRODE THE SOLENOID OR "BRIDGE" THE ENERGIZING COIL WIRE TERMINAL CAUSING THE CAB TILT SYSTEM TO OPERATE UNCONTROLLABLY.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE THE CAB TILT SYSTEM TO ACTUATE WITHOUT CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HERMETICALLY SEALED SOLENOID ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 18, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SPARTAN AT 1-800-722-3025. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.