EXECUTIVE DIPLOMAT 1978: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : EXECUTIVE Model : DIPLOMAT Year : 1978
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V211000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 1977-11-28 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
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 : 22000
Summary:
      THE COLUMNS MAY CONTAIN STEERING SHAFTS IN WHICH THE STEERING COLUMN COUPLING ROLL PIN RETAINING NOTCH WAS MACHINED TOO DEEP. THIS MAY CAUSE THE STEERING WHEEL SHAFT TO BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE REST OF THE STEERING ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A COTTER PIN THROUGH THE ROLL PIN TO ENSURE RETENTION, AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TILT STEERING WHEELS.SYSTEM: STEERING ASSEMBLY; STEERING COLUMN COUPLING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERINGCAPABILITY AND, POSSIBLY, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.