PLYMOUTH TRAILBUSTER 1983: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Make : PLYMOUTH Model : TRAILBUSTER Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1979-09-01 - 1984-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 1985-02-13 Date Received by ODI: 1984-09-24 Date Added to Database: 1984-10-09
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8800
Summary:
      VEHICLES ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE STRUCTURE OF THE REAR STEP BUMPER MAY NOT WITHSTAND A REAR END COLLISION SIMILAR TO THE FORCE CREATED IN TESTING; FUEL LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR UPON IMPACT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      A FUEL TANK PROTECTIVE SKID PLATE WILL BE INSTALLED FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH STEP BUMPERSBUT NOT EQUIPPED WITH FUEL TANK SKID PLATES.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; FUEL TANK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING FUEL COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE FIRE AND PERSONALINJURY.