1991 Dodge Shadow

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Recall number: 99V212000
Recall date: 08/06/1999

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LOWER SEAT BACK ATTACHING BOLT ON THE DRIVER SEAT CAN FAIL AND SEPARATE.

Consequence:

IF THE BOLT FAILS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER SEAT BACK ATTACHING BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SEAT WITH A HIGHER STRENGTH BOLT THAT INCLUDES A SELF LOCKING NYLON PATCH.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/23/1999.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1990 and 06/30/1992.


SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Recall number: 97V078000
Recall date: 05/10/1997

Problem Summary:

THE LOWER SEAT BACK ATTACHING BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SEAT CAN FAIL AND SEPARATE.

Consequence:

IF THE BOLT FAILS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER SEAT BACK ATTACHING BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SEAT WITH A HIGHER STRENGTH BOLT THAT INCLUDES A SELF LOCKING NYLON PATCH.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/30/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1990 and 06/30/1992.


STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Recall number: 96V229000
Recall date: 11/18/1996

Problem Summary:

THE STEERING WHEEL ARMATURE STAMPING CAN CRACK AND SEPARATE FROM THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN.

Consequence:

IF THE STEERING WHEEL SEPARATES FROM THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT TO THE STEERING COLUMN, LOSS OF CONTROL CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING WHEEL FOR ARMATURE CRACKS IN THE CENTER HUB ATTACHMENT AREA. ANY STEERING WHEELS SHOWING CRACKS WILL BE REPLACED. ALL OTHER VEHICLES WILL HAVE A REINFORCEMENT PLATE INSTALLED TO PREVENT STEERING WHEEL SEPARATION IN THE EVENT CRACKING OCCURS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/27/1996.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 01/01/1991 and 06/30/1992.


AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Recall number: 90V194000
Recall date: 11/19/1990

Problem Summary:

THE TWO AIR BAG SYSTEM FRONT IMPACT SENSORS MAY NOT BE SECURED TO THEIR MOUNTING BRACKETS.

Consequence:

AIR BAG WILL NOT DEPLOY IN A FRONTAL COLLISION IF THEFRONT IMPACT SENSORS ARE NOT ATTACHED.

Corrective Action:

REPAIR TO ASSURE PROPER ATTACHMENT OF FRONT IMPACT SENSORS TO BRACKETS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/14/1991.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/01/1990 and 10/01/1990.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Recall number: 90V162000
Recall date: 09/04/1990

Problem Summary:

FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER GUIDE PIN BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY TORQUED AND COULD LOOSEN.

Consequence:

THIS COULD CAUSE REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS AND COULDRESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

PROPERLY TORQUE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER GUIDE PIN BOLTS TO 250 POUNDS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/24/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1990 and 08/01/1990.


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