Dodge B250 1983

Model B250 made in 1983 by Dodge got 3 recalls. There were some recalls concerningelectrical system, seat belts.

Model 1983


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
82V095000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1982 to 09/01/1982V (Vehicle)172509/30/1982MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC10/05/198210/15/1982
Defect SummaryIgnition switches installed in the involved vehicles may have been distorted during a crimping operation which resulted in the internal plastic contact carrier of the switch cracking. pieces of a cracked carrier may break away, permitting abnormal switch electrical contact and the potential for starter actuaton when the switch is turned to the accessory position.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAll suspect ignition switches will be replaced without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: pickup trucks and vans.system: electrical; ignition switches.consequences of defect: although the engine will not be started, limitedvehicle movement may occur on manual transmission equipped vehicles if theparking brake is not engaged. this could result in a vehicle accident or injuryto persons outside the vehicle.
90V137000MARK III INDUSTRIES, INC.from 09/01/1978 to 12/01/1984V (Vehicle)1363708/23/1990MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC07/18/199008/01/1990
Defect Summary
Consequence SummaryOccupants would not be adequately protected in event ofan accident or sudden stop.
Corrective SummaryInstall proper mounting hardware and seat belts.
NotesNote: this recall was initialized by mark iii industries.system: seat belts, seat belt anchors, and seat mounting. dom: sept. 1978 tosept. 1984.description on defect: improper mounting hardware and improper safety restraintsystems may have been installed in these vehicles.
84V040000GRANGER INDUSTRIESfrom 12/01/1982 to 03/01/1984V (Vehicle)18104/06/1984MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/29/198404/11/1984571208
Defect SummaryAltered vehicles either do not have rear couch seat belts installed, violating federal motor vehicle safety standard 208, occupant crash protection, or have rear couch seat belts which do not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standard 210, seat belt assembly anchorages.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryMissing rear couch seat belts will be installed and improper anchors will be corrected without charge.
NotesVehicle description: trucks; van-type.system: interior systems; seat belts and anchorages.consequences of defect: missing or improperly anchored seat belts increase thechances of injury in the event of an accident.