Dodge B200 1979

Model B200 made in 1979 by Dodge got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningequipment, suspension.

Model 1979


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
79V176000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1978 to 05/01/1979V (Vehicle)6800008/06/1979MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC07/24/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryCondensate water may accumulate in the air conditioning blower housing; there is a high probability that this water will cause the blower motor to fail. blower motor failure would disable the air condtioning unit and there would be no way to defrost or defog the windshield.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will drill a 1/4 inch drain hole in the bottom of the air conditioning blower housing to prevent water accumulation, without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: air conditioning; blower housing.consequences of defect: under adverse weather conditions, this would result inpoor visibility and, possibly, a vehicle accident.
79V104000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1978 to 10/01/1978V (Vehicle)2700006/12/1979MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/30/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryLower control arms may fracture in the area adjacent to the lower ball joint, resulting in separation of the ball joint from the arm.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will increase the strength of both lower control arms by installing welded reinforcements.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: suspension; independent front control arm, lower.consequences of defect: if this condition exists, the vehicles controllabilitymay be adversely affected. this could cause an accident and personal injury.