FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 1978: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : CHEROKEE Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-10-01 - 1977-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V003000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-12-15 Date Received by ODI: 1978-12-09 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1995
Summary:
      THE THROTTLE LINKAGE CONTROL SPRING MAY NOT CLOSE RAPIDLY WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THE THROTTLE DOES NOT CLOSE AS RAPIDLY AS EXPECTED, THE VEHICLE WILL NOT DECELERATE PROPERLY. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO.124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL THROTTLE RETURN SPRING WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 124
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: JEEPS AND TRUCKS.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGE, RETURN SPRING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DRIVER COULD EXPERIENCE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT.