THOR FURY 1977: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : THOR Model : FURY Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V131000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-09-01 Date Received by ODI: 1977-09-01 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) Stellantis
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1831
Summary:
      THE PLASTIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE BUSHINGS INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY BECOME HEAT DAMAGED BECAUSE THEY ARE LOCATED NEAR THE MINI-CATALYTIC CONVERTER. THIS CONDITION COULD ALTER THE ADJUSTED RELATIONSHIP OF THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE, CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION TO BE IN A GEAR POSITION OTHER THAN THAT INDICATED BY THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE PLASTIC BUSHINGS WITH STEEL BUSHINGS AND INSTALL RETAINING CLIPS TO ENSURE THAT SHIFT ROD IS SECURELY ENGAGED TO THE LINKAGE SYSTEM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 440 HIGH PERFORMANCEENGINES AND CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROLS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION, SHIFT LINKAGE BUSHINGS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER MAY NOT REALIZE WHICH GEAR THE TRANSMISSIONIS IN, AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.NOTE: UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED, THE DRIVER SHOULD PROCEDE CAUTIOUSLYWHENEVER STARTING OUT AFTER SHIFTING GEARS. THE PARKING BRAKE SHOULD BE ENGAGEDWHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.