November 30, 2000
DaimlerChrysler Recalls 1993-1994 Mini Vans
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - DaimlerChrysler has
announced a recall affecting its Plymouth Voyager, Grand Voyager, Chrysler Town &
Country, Dodge Caravan and Grand Caravan.
Mini vans equipped with 2-spoke luxury
wheels manufactured July 1992 through June 1993; or equipped with 4-spoke sport wheels
manufactured from July 1992 through September 1993 are affected by this recall, according
to the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA). The steering wheel armature
stamping can crack and separate from the center hub attachment to the steering column.
If the steering wheel separates from the center
hub attachment to the steering column, loss of control can occur increasing the risk of an
Dealers will inspect the steering wheel for cracks
and any wheels with cracks will be replaced. All other vehicles will have a reinforcement
plate installed to prevent steering wheel separation in the event cracking occurs. Owner
notification began November 6, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized
dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V305000]
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