Dodge 600 1984

Model 600 made in 1984 by Dodge got 3 consumer complains, 2 investigations there are 2 recalls as well as 1 service bulletin. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to fuel system, gasoline, structure and vehicle speed control. Technical service bulletines regarding equipment. The car had some investigations: engine and engine cooling, power train. There were some recalls concerningfuel system, gasoline, suspension. The car has 2 modeles with engines 2.2l, 2.6l.

Model 1984

Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears24/33/28$ 782383 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears25/35/29$ 750384 115
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/30/25$ 853383 8 5
( 2.6L) 4Automatic, 3 gears23/31/26$ 816383 9 2
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears26/36/29$ 722583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears27/41/32$ 694583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears25/35/28$ 750583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/30/25$ 853583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears24/39/29$ 782583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears22/35/26$ 853583 8 5
( 2.6L) 4Automatic, 3 gears23/31/26$ 816583 9 2
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears25/33/28$ 750383 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/30/25$ 853383 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears24/33/28$ 782384 115
( 2.6L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/29/24$ 853383 9 2
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears25/33/28$ 750583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears27/43/32$ 694583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears24/33/27$ 782583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/30/25$ 853583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears24/40/29$ 782583 8 5
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gears22/35/26$ 853583 8 5
( 2.6L) 4Automatic, 3 gears22/29/24$ 853583 9 2

Recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
84V147000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 12/01/1983 to 11/01/1984V (Vehicle)34000012/14/1984ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC11/21/198411/27/1984
Defect SummaryThe potential for fuel leakage exists in the engine compartment at the fuel reservoir seam and its hose connections. the fuel reservoir is a silver colored can mounted to the air cleaner.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe hoses and the metal tube that attaches to the fuel reservoir will be replaced with new components. the dealer will also replace or reseal the reservoir.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles and light trucks equipped with 2.2liter carbureted engines.system: fuel system; fuel reservoir.consequences of defect: if fuel leakage develops, a fire could occur in theengine compartment and could cause injury to occupants.note: the dealer should be contacted immediately if fuel odor is present in theengine compartment or if the fuel reservoir is leaking.
SUSPENSION
08E033000FEDERAL-MOGUL CHASSIS PRODUCTS E (Equipment)690305/22/2008MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/14/200804/17/2008
Defect SummaryFederal mogul is recalling 6,903 aftermarket ball joint assemblies shipped between november 9, 2007 and march 26, 2008, which may have been packaged with incorrect nuts. the part numbers packaged with incorrect nuts are: k7147, k7329, k8683, and 104353. these parts were made for use on the various vehicles listed above.
Consequence SummaryThe nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. if the incorrect nut was to become loose, the joining members may loosen leading to a separation of the ball joint. this may result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryFederal mogul will notify owners and replace the parts free of charge. the recall began on may 22, 2008. owners can contact federal mogul at 877-489-6659.
NotesThis recall only pertains to aftermarket ball joint assemblies and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by the vehicle manufacturers.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
14-48-8412/01/1984TEST76477Engine sag/poor performance after hot restart due to fuel foaming- procedur es and01/01/1999

Investigations


NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
PE85011CHRYSLER GROUP LLC11/14/198407/31/1985ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES84V147000
 There is no summary currently available
POWER TRAIN
EA91010CHRYSLER GROUP LLC12/10/199012/31/1991TRANS PARK SYSTEM FAILURE
 There is no summary currently available

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
07/27/1999
 The fuel line had leaked fuel under the hood & had sprayed on the engine. the fuel line had been changed 4 times in at least 3 years.*ak
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
04/24/1996
 Driving vehicle, heard noises in front wheel, support k frame was separated and not fastened. *ak
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - ACCELERATOR PEDAL
11/04/19981
 When driving this vehicle at 35 mph the accelerator sticks and the vehicle runs on its own without pressing the gas. dealer has been contacted. throttle control sensor replaced, problem fixed. *ak *ml