EXECUTIVE DIPLOMAT 1989: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : EXECUTIVE Model : DIPLOMAT Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1988-05-01 - 1988-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V051000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-12-11 Date Received by ODI: 1991-04-08 Date Added to Database: 1991-04-16
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 : 12000
Summary:
      THE STEERING WHEEL MAY CRACK AT ITS MOUNTING HUB WELD ATTACHMENT BECAUSE OF FATIGUE LOADING AND EVENTUALLY SEPARATE FROM THE HUB.
Consequence:
      SEPARATION OF THE STEERING WHEEL FROM ITS MOUNTING HUBRESULTS IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUTWARNING.
Remedy:
      REPLACE STEERING WHEELS WITH REVISED WHEEL WITH ARC WELDS ADDED AT THE WHEEL STAMPING-TO-HUB ATTACHMENT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING WHEEL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; POLICE AND TAXI VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS.