THOR OMNI 1978: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : THOR Model : OMNI Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-11-01 - 1979-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V136000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-12-18 Date Received by ODI: 1980-10-15 Date Added to Database: 1980-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 425000
Summary:
      THE ALTERNATOR FIELD WIRING TERMINAL CONNECTIONS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY LOOSEN DUE TO VIBRATION, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION. SHOULD THIS OCCUR, ALTERNATOR ELECTRICAL OUTPUT TO SUPPORT THE VEHICLES ELECTRICAL LOADS AND THE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM WOULD BE LOST. THIS WOULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN OBVIOUS MALFUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS "DIMMING OF LIGHTS, REDUCTION IN RADIO VOLUME, ETC.".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL AN ALTERNATOR REPAIR KIT WHICH INCLUDES A NEW ALTERNATOR WIRING HARNESS AS WELL AS NEW TERMINALS. DEALER WILL ALSO INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR THE PRESENCE OF A REQUIRED SECOND ALTERNATOR GROUND STRAP AND ADD ONE IF NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; ALTERNATOR, GENERATOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WITH CONTINUED OPERATION, THE VEHICLE WOULD BECOMEDISABLED AND SUBJECT TO AN ACCIDENT ON THE ROAD.