Dodge Mb400 1973



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Dodge Mb400 1973 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DISC - CALIPER
80V073000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 07/01/1972 to 01/01/1977V (Vehicle)35000009/10/1980ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC06/11/198007/29/1980
Defect SummaryDue to a combination of disc brake pad wear and turn stop wear on certain vehicles, there may be an increase in brake pedal travel and a reduction in front braking effectiveness following a full turn. also, a frame crack could develop and could extend through all or most of the rail section.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryUpon inspection dealer will replace either the left or right turn stop bracket to correct the front brakes. if frame is cracked it will be welded and a rod reinforcement will be installed over the cracked area.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: service brakes; front wheel disc brakes, structure; front frame railextension.consequences of defect: the reduction in front wheel braking effectivenesscould result in a vehicle accident in situations which require minimum stoppingdistance. if an extensive crack develops in the frame rail, increased steeringsystem play and difficulty in handling of vehicle could also lead to anaccident.note: a crack in the frame may be accompanied by a metallic rattling noise asthe two edges scrape against each other.
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
80V027000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 03/01/1970 to 08/01/1978V (Vehicle)100000004/18/1980ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC03/14/198004/04/1980
Defect SummaryThe front rail extension may experience fatigue cracking near the area where the power steering gear attaches to the frame. if the crack progresses through most or all of the rail section, steering system free play accompanied by metallic rattle noise will be experienced.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAffected vehicles will be weld repaired and a reinforcement rod will be installed over the cracked area.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks.system: structure; left front frame rail.consequences of defect: the crack condition may cause a complete loss ofsteering and an accident.