Dodge Diplomat 1982

Model Diplomat made in 1982 by Dodge got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningengine and engine cooling, vehicle speed control.

Model 1982


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
83V108000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1981 to 07/01/1982V (Vehicle)240011/28/1983ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC10/26/198311/21/1983
Defect SummaryExcessive heat may be transferred to the vehicle floor pan in the rear seat area. this occurs because the muffler heat shield was omitted during manufacture of certain fleet cars. rear seat cushions may be scorched by heat.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryHeat sheilds are being sent directly to fleet owners, who may either install them personally or arrange for dealer installation.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles.system: fuel; exhaust; muffler heat shield.consequences of defect: a fire may start in the rear seat cushion and spreadthroughout the vehicle, resulting in possible injury to passengers.
81V111000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1980 to 07/01/1981V (Vehicle)15000010/06/1981MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/22/198109/28/1981
Defect SummaryThe automatic speed control switch may stick in the resume position restricting return movement. this will not allow the normal brake pedal operation to deactivate the system.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe shield portion of the resume slide lever in the speed control unit will be replaced without charge.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with automatic speed controlsystems.system: electric power accessories; automatic speed control switch.consequences of defect: failure of the speed control to deactivate could causeloss of vehicle control and an accident.note: manufacturer advises disconnection of the speed control device to preventits use prior to having it repaired.