Dodge Aries 1983

Dodge Aries 1983 model

Dodge Aries 1983 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
82V123000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1982 to 11/01/1982V (Vehicle)5000012/16/1982MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC12/09/198212/15/1982
Defect SummaryHydraulic brake tubing routed to the left rear wheel brake system may have been bent out of shape during assembly and could chafe against the exhaust system hanger bolt.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and relocate tube, if necessary. a retaining clip will be installed to ensure adequate clearance for the tubing; any damaged tubes will also be replaced.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles.system: service brakes; hydraulic brake tubing.consequences of defect: continued chafing will eventually wear a hole in thetubing and result in loss of brake fluid and partial loss of brakingcapability, which could cause an accident.note: the brake warning light should alert operator to the partial system loss.
82V085000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1982 to 08/01/1982V (Vehicle)123609/03/1982MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/09/198209/24/1982
Defect SummaryOn the involved vehicles, improper routing of the hydraulic brake tube could cause it to chafe against the park brake cables. eventually, the brake tube may fail and brake fluid leakage may occur.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will reroute the hydraulic brake tube, if necessary, without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description; passenger vehicles.system: parking brakes; hydraulic brake tube, routing.consequences of defect: partial loss of braking capability, loss of vehiclecontrol, and an accident could occur.note: the instrument panel brake warning light should alert driver to theproblem.
83V060000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 05/01/1983 to 05/01/1983V (Vehicle)378505/26/1983MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC06/06/198307/01/1983
Defect SummaryLocation of hydraulic brake tube to both rear wheels causes interference and chafing between the tubes and rear suspension trailing arm pivot brackets.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect rear wheel brake tubes and reroute to ensure proper tube to pivot bracket clearance. any damaged tubes will also be replaced.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles.system: service brakes; rear hydraulic brake tubes.consequences of defect: tube failure and a partial loss of braking capabilitycould result. this could cause an accident and personal injury.note: illumination of an instrument panel warning light should alert driver toa brake tube failure.
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM - LOWER ARM
89V052000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1980 to 07/01/1983V (Vehicle)50000006/29/1989ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/29/198904/13/1989
Defect SummaryFront suspension crossmember may corrode and fail at lower control arm rear pivot mounts if operated where salt is used to aid in snow removal.
Consequence SummaryControl arm could detach from the crossmember, adverselyaffecting directional stability, which could result in an accident.
Corrective SummaryInstall attachment reinforcement brackets to prevent control arm detachment as a result of corrosion weakening.
NotesSystem: front suspension crossmember.vehicle description: passenger cars.

Dodge Aries 1983 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 and1999-01-01

Dodge Aries 1983 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
SUSPENSION
PE89093CHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/01/198903/29/1989FRAME CORROSION89V052000
 There is no summary currently available

Dodge Aries 1983 Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
02/15/19955
 Intermittent stalling. *skd
STEERING
03/04/19964
 Steering wanders during shifts at highway speeds. *dsh
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM
02/15/19955
 Front control arms failed.