Dodge B100 1978

Model B100 made in 1978 by Dodge got 3 recalls. There were some recalls concerningseat belts, service brakes, hydraulic and structure.

Model 1978


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
78V082000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 01/01/1978 to 03/01/1978V (Vehicle)10008/07/1978MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/13/197810/12/1979571209
Defect SummaryThe involved vehicles do not conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 209, seat belt assemblies, in that they do not have the capability of fitting certain adult passengers when the seat is in the full forward position.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace the front passenger unibelt assembly with an assembly having a longer belt webbing.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks equipped with sliding side door and unibeltoption.system: interior; seat belts.consequences of defect: in the event of an accident, the chances of injurieswould be increased for those passengers who are unable to use the seat belts.
79V105000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 01/01/1978 to 08/01/1978V (Vehicle)5000005/25/1979MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/30/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe front brake hose routing may allow interference between the hoses and the tire and wheel assemblies during extreme turning angles.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace both left and right front brake hoses and install a new brake hose support bracket to eliminate contact with tire/wheel.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: service brakes; hose.consequences of defect: abrasion resulting from such interference may result inhose failure and loss of front brake system capability.note: rear brakes would not be affected. the instrument panel brake warninglight should alert driver to partial loss of brakes. driving shold bediscontinued if light comes on.
80V027000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 03/01/1970 to 08/01/1978V (Vehicle)100000004/18/1980ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/14/198004/04/1980
Defect SummaryThe front rail extension may experience fatigue cracking near the area where the power steering gear attaches to the frame. if the crack progresses through most or all of the rail section, steering system free play accompanied by metallic rattle noise will be experienced.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAffected vehicles will be weld repaired and a reinforcement rod will be installed over the cracked area.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: structure; left front frame rail.consequences of defect: the crack condition may cause a complete loss ofsteering and an accident.