Dodge Challenger 1980

Model Challenger made in 1980 by Dodge got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningfuel system, gasoline, interior lighting.

Model 1980


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
07E064000FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION E (Equipment)3400010/15/2007MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC08/27/200708/24/2007
Defect SummaryCertain federal-mogul aftermarket fuel pumps sold under the brand names of carter, accuflow, napa, truflow, parts depo, and parts master, shipped between august 2006 and july 2007 for use on the vehicles listed above. the fuel pump diaphragm in certain production runs may have been improperly installed or inadequately tested which may cause the fuel pump to leak.
Consequence SummaryA leaking fuel pump could create a vehicle fire hazard.
Corrective SummaryFederal-mogul will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pumps free of charge. the recall began on october 15, 2007. owners can contact federal-mogul at 248-354-7700.
NotesThis recall only pertains to aftermarket carter, napa, accuflow, tru flow, parts master, and parts depot brand fuel pumps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed motor vehicles.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to
80V010000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1979 to 10/01/1979V (Vehicle)2500404/03/1980MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC02/15/198003/07/1980
Defect SummaryThe ashtray bulb socket in the involved vehicles may have been manufactured with materials that do not possess the required electrical resistance qualities. when the ashtray bulb is lit for an extended period of time, the socket is subject to overheating.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will remove the existing bulb socket and wiring assembly and replace it with components that have the proper electrical resistance qualities, at no charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles.system: lighting and communications; ashtray bulb socket.consequences of defect: an overheated socket can cause an instrument panelfire, possibly resulting in personal injury to vehicle occupants.note: until the vehicle is serviced, the owner is advised to remove the ashtraylamp connector.