Dodge W400 1978
Model W400 made in 1978 by Dodge got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning steering .
|Campaign||Manufacturer||Manufacturing date||Type||# of units affected||Date Owner notified Mfg||Recall Initiated by||Manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products||Report Recieved Date||Record Creation Date||Regulation Part Number||FMVSS Number|
|STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR|
|78V038000||CHRYSLER CORPORATION||from 11/01/1977 to 12/01/1977||V (Vehicle)||9000||05/01/1978||MFR||CHRYSLER GROUP LLC||02/17/1978||10/12/1979|
|Defect Summary||An intermediate steering shaft containing a mismatched pot coupling assembly may have been installed on the involved vehicles. this coupling may have an oversized serration diameter. an oversized serration could prevent the coupling from adequately tightening onto the gear or shaft splines.|
|Corrective Summary||The dealer will inspect and, if necessary, install a replacement shaft coupling.|
|Notes||Vehicle description: light trucks and utility trucks.system: steering; steering shaft coupling.consequences of defect: coupling slippage could occur which could result inloss of steering control without prior warning and a vehicle accident.note: if slippage occurs, a raspy noise will be apparent in the steeringsystem, accompanied by excessive free play when the steering wheel is turned.|