THOR OMNI 1978: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : THOR Model : OMNI Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-11-01 - 1978-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V215000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-11-19 Date Received by ODI: 1979-09-18 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) Stellantis
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 31000
Summary:
      THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT COUPLING ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN OVERSIZED SERRATION DIAMETER IN THE ATTACHMENT AREA TO THE STEERING GEAR SHAFT. SINCE THIS OVERSIZED COUPLING MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY ENGAGED ON THE STEERING GEAR SHAFT, THE ATTACHMENT MAY LOOSEN, RESULTING IN STEERING FREE PLAY.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT COUPLING ASSEMBLIES ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WITH PROPERLY MACHINED COMPONENTS. THIS WILL BE DONE AT NO CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STEERING; SHAFT COUPLING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT MAY RESULT.