Dodge B200 1981

Model B200 made in 1981 by Dodge got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningfuel system, gasoline, structure.

Model 1981


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
81V019000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1980 to 09/01/1980V (Vehicle)1404/08/1981MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC01/09/198103/06/1981571301
Defect SummaryCertain vehicles equipped with optional step type rear bumper and a 22-gallon steel fuel tank may not comply with rear impact test requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 301, fuel system integrity. if the vehicle is involved in a collision, fuel spillage could occur.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe 22-gallon steel fuel tank and associated plumbing and hardware components will be replaced with a 36-gallon plastic fuel tank, including plumbing and hardware.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks equipped with optional step-type bumper and a22-gallon steel fuel tank.system: fuel; steel fuel tank.consequences of defect: if fuel spillage occurs upon impact and an ignitionsource is present, a fire could start and personal injury could result.
83V103000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1980 to 07/01/1983V (Vehicle)61609/17/1984MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/27/198310/21/1983571301
Defect SummaryVehicles may not meet the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 301, fuel system integrity. in an impact test from the rear, the bumper support structure deformed enough to allow contact of a support bracket with the fuel tank.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAll recalled vehicles will receive frame reinforcements plus two load-bearing rub strips and protective impact shielding. additionally, a corner of the bumper bracket will be removed.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks equipped with special rear step bumpers.system: structure; rear step bumper.consequences of defect: contact of the bracket with the fuel tank may result infuel leakage and the possibility of a vehicle fire in the event of a rear endcollision.