Dodge W400 1978

Model W400 made in 1978 by Dodge got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning steering .

Model 1978


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
78V038000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 11/01/1977 to 12/01/1977V (Vehicle)900005/01/1978MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC02/17/197810/12/1979
Defect SummaryAn 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.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will inspect and, if necessary, install a replacement shaft coupling.
NotesVehicle 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.