Am General Dj5d

Model Dj5d made by Am General got 3 recalls. There were some recalls concerningelectrical system, service brakes, hydraulic.

Model 1975


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
78V147000AM GENERAL CORPORATIONfrom 10/01/1974 to 01/01/1976V (Vehicle)1960706/26/1978ODIAM GENERAL LLC06/21/197810/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe electronic ignition system sensor circuit contains a two wire connector which could cause difficulty in the engine ignition. this difficulty would be the result of mechanical or chemical action at the connector.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace the two-wire connector with new type connections, free of charge.
NotesVehicle description: postal vehicles.system: electrical; ignition.consequences of defect: engine stalling during vehicle operation could occurrepeatedly without prior warning. this would increase the potential for avehicle accident in the midst of traffic.note: should stalling occur, the turn signal and hazard warning lights shouldbe used to guide the vehicle safely off the road. the engine should be ready torestart momentarily. unplugging and cleaning the connector terminals shouldhelp the engine to restart.
77V227000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)305102/01/1978MFRAM GENERAL LLC12/20/197710/12/1979
Defect SummaryOn the involved vehicles, combustible material in the brake master cylinder area and, in particular, the stop light switches may possibly become ignited. the defective stop light switches may generate enough heat to start a fire.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will replace both original stop light switches with ones of a different design. this will be done free of charge.
NotesVehicle description: postal trucks.system: service brakes; master cylinder.consequences of defect: a vehicle fire could result in vehicle damage andserious personal injury.
75V136000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)3907/18/1975MFRAM GENERAL LLC07/21/197510/12/1979
Defect Summary
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Corrective Summary
NotesAm gernernal campaign no n/a.1/4-ton postal vehicle dispatcher.mfg.d jan.1975 thru june 1975.possibility that the brake master cylinder push rod maybecome detached from brake pedal arm due to the omission of the rod retainingwasher and cottor pin.(correct by inspecting and installing washer and cotterpin when necessary).