EXECUTIVE DIPLOMAT 1982: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Make : EXECUTIVE Model : DIPLOMAT Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-08-01 - 1982-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V108000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-11-28 Date Received by ODI: 1983-10-26 Date Added to Database: 1983-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2400
Summary:
      EXCESSIVE HEAT MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE VEHICLE FLOOR PAN IN THE REAR SEAT AREA. THIS OCCURS BECAUSE THE MUFFLER HEAT SHIELD WAS OMITTED DURING MANUFACTURE OF CERTAIN FLEET CARS. REAR SEAT CUSHIONS MAY BE SCORCHED BY HEAT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      HEAT SHEILDS ARE BEING SENT DIRECTLY TO FLEET OWNERS, WHO MAY EITHER INSTALL THEM PERSONALLY OR ARRANGE FOR DEALER INSTALLATION.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; EXHAUST; MUFFLER HEAT SHIELD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: A FIRE MAY START IN THE REAR SEAT CUSHION AND SPREADTHROUGHOUT THE VEHICLE, RESULTING IN POSSIBLE INJURY TO PASSENGERS.