Dodge Charger 1973

Dodge Charger 1973 model

Dodge Charger 1973 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY
73V011000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 07/01/1972 to 12/01/1972V (Vehicle)14905602/19/1973MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC01/24/197310/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 146.built july thru dec.1972 w/6-cylinder engine.possibility of fuel leakage due to metal fatigue and cracking at the extrudedfuel pump outlet and/or the seal of the fuel pump integral filter.the metalfatigue is caused by deficiencies in the pump and fuel line vibration.theleak at the fuel filter is aresult of inadequate seating.either of thesedefects could result in an engine compartment fire.(correct by inspecting andtake necessary corrective action.)
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
72V248000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 07/01/1972 to 08/01/1972V (Vehicle)1400010/18/1972MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC10/11/197210/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 140.possibility that front brake hose may rest againstframe due to misalignment of brake hose frame mounting bracket.conditioncould cause hose to chafe on frame and result in eventual loss of front brakesystem.(correct by inspecting and aligning mounting bracket to precludechafing.)
STEERING - HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
72V218000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 07/01/1972 to 08/01/1972V (Vehicle)81009/20/1972MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/06/197210/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 135.equipped w/400 & 440 cid engines & power steering.possibilityof interference between left front brake line and power steeringhigh pressure hose.could eventually cause failure of power steering hose andloss of power steering assist.(correct by installing sheet metal shield.)
STEERING - LINKAGES
72V314000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 11/01/1972 to 12/01/1972V (Vehicle)550001/09/1973MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC12/27/197210/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 144.possibility that lower control arm pivot shafts maybe improperly heat treated.if condition exists, pivot arms may fail withoutwarning, resulting in loss of steering control.(correct by inspecting andreplacing where necessary).
STEERING - LINKAGES - ARM - IDLER AND ATTACHMENT
72V219000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1972 to 08/01/1972V (Vehicle)189209/02/1972MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/06/197210/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 136.possibility that idler arm to centerlink ball jointstud nuts were undertoqued.(correct by torrquing to 40-foot pounds.)
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM - LOWER BALL JOINT
72V274000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 07/01/1972 to 08/01/1972V (Vehicle)256008/25/1972ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC11/09/197210/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 133.possibility that in production lower ball jointassembly was misassembled by using upper joint housing.misbuild conditioncould cause excessive wear and cracks in housings.(correct by inspecting andreplacing lower ball joints where necessary.)
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
73V073000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 02/01/1973 to 02/01/1973V (Vehicle)50003/23/1973MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/27/197310/12/1979
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NotesChrysler campaign no 147.possibility that the brake warning lamp wireterminal may have only partial or no connection to five-way brake switch.thiscondition, if it exists, may render the instrument panel brake warning lampinoperative if the front or rear hydraulic brake system experienced a failure.(correct by inspecting and properly check connections.)