Dodge Diplomat 1988



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Dodge Diplomat 1988 model
Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
( 5.2L) 8Lockup/automatic, 3 gearsRWD15/19/1616/25/19Premium$ 10785870904
( 5.2L) 8Lockup/automatic, 3 gearsRWD17/23/2019/29/23Premium$ 8625870904
( 5.2L) 8Lockup/automatic, 3 gearsRWD13/15/1414/19/16Premium$ 12325870826



Dodge Diplomat 1988 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - FRONT UNDERHOOD
87V164000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1987 to 10/01/1987V (Vehicle)1200012/01/1987MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC10/22/198711/03/1987
Defect SummaryEngine compartment wiring harness fusible link wires may be trapped under the speed control servo bracket.
Consequence SummaryTrapped wires may eventually cause a high resistanceelectrical short that can result in an underhood fire.
Corrective SummaryFree any trapped wiring; then secure wiring with a tie strap to keep away from speed control bracket.
NotesSystem: electrical/engine wiring harness.vehicle description: passenger cars equipped with automatic speed control.
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
91V051000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 05/01/1988 to 12/01/1988V (Vehicle)1200012/11/1991MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/08/199104/16/1991
Defect SummaryThe steering wheel may crack at its mounting hub weld attachment because of fatigue loading and eventually separate from the hub.
Consequence SummarySeparation of the steering wheel from its mounting hubresults in loss of steering control and a vehicle crash could occur withoutwarning.
Corrective SummaryReplace steering wheels with revised wheel with arc welds added at the wheel stamping-to-hub attachment.
NotesSystem: steering wheel.vehicle description: passenger cars; police and taxi vehicles equipped with airbags.
Dodge Diplomat 1988 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
AIR BAGS
08270009/29/20006092304Subject regarding non-deployed airbag handling procedures. *tt2000-12-04
97091908329709/19/199754423Authorized airbag deactivation for medical necessity. *yc1998-04-07
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
080100105/25/2001620059Subject regarding airbag / clock spring service for various models including 2002 model year jeep liberty. *tt2001-07-10
083209709/19/19976088834Information regarding nhtsa authorized airbag deactivation for medical necessity. *nlm2000-01-10
Dodge Diplomat 1988 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
08/30/1996
 While driving tried to put on brakes and the pedal went to the floor. the vehicle didn't stop untill it crashed. *ak