Dodge Ramcharger 1983

Model Ramcharger made in 1983 by Dodge got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningelectrical system, structure.

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.
84V115000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 09/01/1979 to 08/01/1984V (Vehicle)880002/13/1985MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/24/198410/09/1984571301
Defect SummaryVehicles are not in compliance with the impact test requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard 301, fuel system integrity. the structure of the rear step bumper may not withstand a rear end collision similar to the force created in testing; fuel leakage may occur upon impact.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryA fuel tank protective skid plate will be installed free of charge.
NotesVehicle description: multipurpose passenger vehicles equipped with step bumpersbut not equipped with fuel tank skid plates.system: fuel system; fuel tank.consequences of defect: leaking fuel could result in vehicle fire and personalinjury.