THOR OMNI 1978: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Make : THOR Model : OMNI Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-11-01 - 1978-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V103000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-06-19 Date Received by ODI: 1978-05-09 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 42000
Summary:
      THE RIVET ATTACHMENTS FOR THE FRONT SUSPENSION CONTROL ARM TO BALL JOINT MAY FAIL, ESPECIALLY UNDER IMPACT LOAD CIRCUMSTANCES.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A BOLT AND NUT ATTACHMENT MIDWAY BETWEEN THE TWO RIVETS. THIS WILL INCREASE THE STRENGTH OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION CONTROL ARM TO THE BALL JOINT ATTACHMENT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; CONTROL ARM TO BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD RIVETS FAIL, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT COULD RESULT.