February 21, 2003
DaimlerChrysler Has Recalled the 1997-2002 PLYMOUTH PROWLER
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : PLYMOUTH Model : PROWLER Year : 1997-2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V034000 Recall Date : FEB 04, 2003
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11698
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS MAY
EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF LUBRICATION
THAT CAN RESULT IN ACCELERATED WEAR AND POSSIBLE SEPARATION FROM THE
A BALL JOINT THAT HAS SEPARATED MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS WITH MODIFIED
ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2003. 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 1-800-853-1403.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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