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1997 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 3.0L w/Premium Pkg

  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/auto-positioning feature, manual lumbar support
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads
  • Front/rear crumple zones
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Acura Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Acura SLX 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Acura TL 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Acura TL 2dr Cpe 3.0L w/Premium Pkg
1997 ACURA CL:

Bulletin Number: 00029
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL MAY BACK OUT OF THE OIL PUMP HOUSING OVER TIME RESULTING IN THE OIL RAPIDLY PUMPING OUT OF THE ENGINE WITHOUT WARNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00029
PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL FOR VEHICLES WITHIN VIN 19UYA1 ... VL000001 THRU 19UYA1 ... VL020752. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01021
SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH A/T DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 010302
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01041
V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING A LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGERS PERTAINING TO SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 - 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 - 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB

Bulletin Number: 01162005
P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

Bulletin Number: 03034
SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060199
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070301
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A COPY OF THE REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL WITH TWO NEW LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS ADDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080101
SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM

Bulletin Number: 090105
HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 090199
SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102
SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102703
RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITIO

Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 180101
CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT SEAL UPDATE CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 181000
SUBJECT REGARDING CL FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING ALL MODELS ,EXCEPT SLX, -DTCP0740, LOCK-UP SYSTEM ERROR. *YD

Bulletin Number: 96-021
CONDITION WITH MOONROOF SEAL STICKS UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 96028
PASSENGER'S SEAT HARD TO RELEASE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97-002
CONDITIONS WITH BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97004
SPEEDOMETER READS HIGH. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97006
DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE INOPERATIVE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97006
CONDITION WITH DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE IS INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 97011
MIL STAYS ON AFTER STARTING. *JD

Bulletin Number: 98013
CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98013
CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98019
TOO MUCH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE WINDOW GUIDE PIN AND REAR CHANNEL GUIDE CAUSING, RATTLE FROM A PARTIALLY OPEN WINDOW WHEN DRIVING ON A ROUGH ROAD. YD

Bulletin Number: 98020
SOME 2.2CL MODELS MAY EXHIBIT THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE HAS STORED AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SAE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE OF P0740. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98021097-028
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98024
PRODUCT UPDATE ON HOOD RELEASE CABLE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98124
EXPERIENCING PAINT PEELING FROM BUMPER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 981301
INVESTIGATING THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM REMOTES THAT INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT LOCK OR UNLOCK THE DOORS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 99001
PROCEDURES ON REPAIRING INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99001
SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99002
SUBJECT REGARDING POWER SEAT MAKING A GROWLING OR RATTLING NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99018
SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99030
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A D4 LIGHT THAT BLINKS INTERMITTETLY WHILE DRIVING AND THE TACHOMETER NEEDLE FLUCTUATES DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB

Bulletin Number: 99045
INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH

Bulletin Number: 99045
PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: SB-0708
ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY STEERI

Bulletin Number: SB-90509
ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE ON BATTERY SENSOR SYSTEM MAY NOT BEEN COMPLETED ON VEHICLE. NO MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE

 
Recalls for 1997 Acura TL 2dr Cpe 3.0L w/Premium Pkg
1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V120000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 08/20/1996 - 09/30/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1000000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.
Consequence:
WORN CONTACTS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 2002. 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 HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V069000
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 08/20/1997 - 09/10/1997
Potential Units Affected: 124875
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.
 


1997 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Cpe LXi

  • Premium cloth low back front bucket seats w/driver adjustable lumbar, 2-way headrests
  • Warning chime for seat belts, key-in-ignition, headlamp-on
  • Passive driver & front passenger air bags
  • Active 3-point front/rear outboard unibelts w/adjustable turning loops
  • Rear outboard 3-point active belts, center 2-point active belt
  • Side guard door beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Chrysler Cirrus 3Not Tested32Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler Concorde 4443Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler LHS 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler Sebring 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler Sebring 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler Town & Country 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Chrysler Town & Country 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Chrysler Town & Country 2dr Cpe LXi
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING:

Bulletin Number: 020197
A LIGHT THUMP, CHUCKLE, OR CREAK NOISE MAY BE HEARD FORM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING OVER SMALL TO MEDIUM BUMPS- THIS NOISE COMES FROM THE INSIDE SHOCK. *JD

Bulletin Number: 020298
A SQUEAKING OR HARD RUBBING NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN TRAVELING OVER BUMPS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 020298
A SQUEAKING OR HARD RUBBING NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN TRAVELING OVER BUMPS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 020299
VEHICLES EXHIBITING FRONT COIL SPRING CREAKING, POPPING, OR SQUEAKING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020598
INTERMITTENT POPPING SOUND COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE MAY BE HEARD FROM EITHER SIDE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 020797
FRONT OF VEHICLE EXPERIENCING A LOW FREQUENCY RUMBLE/GEAR TYPE NOISE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 020797
CONCERNS WITH LOW FREQUENCY RUMBLE/ GEAR TYPE NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICEL. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 020798
CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT KNOCKING OR TAPPING NOISE BEING HEARD FROM THE REAR SHOCK REAR WHILE TRAVELING OVER BUMPS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 020799
CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE REAR SHOCK AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 050898
EXHIBITTING A CONDITON WHERE THE STEERING WHEEL SHAKES OR THE BRAKE PEDAL PULSATES DUE TO PREMATURE WEAR OF FRONT BRAKE ROTORS AND PADS. *AK

Bulletin Number: 070397
CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT USAGE. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 070397
VARIOUS CAR OWNER'S HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN USING ENGINE COOLANTS MADE WITH PROPYLENE GLYCOL INSTEAD OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 0800600REV
SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB

Bulletin Number: 0801001
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0804000
INFORMATION ON NEW COMPONENTS AND A REPAIR PROCEDURE DEVELOPED TO REPLACE FAILED SEAT SLIDE MOTORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080600
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080997
AIR BAG WARNING LABELS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 081297
BRIEF INFORMATION ON CONVERTIBLE POWER TOP INHIBIT FUNCTION FEATURE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 081297
CONCERNS WITH CONVERTIBLE TOP - POWER TOP INHIBIT FEATURE. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 081698
INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK

Bulletin Number: 081798
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON - OFF SWITCHES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 081798 REV B
SUBJECT REGARDING THE AIRBAG ON-OFF SWITCHES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 082097
DISCUSSING ROLLING CODE TECHNOLOGY AND IT'S FEATURES ON GARAGE DOOR OPENERS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 082097
INFORMATION REGARDING GARAGE DOOR OPENER. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 082700
SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 082797
CONCERNS WITH CD PLAYER NOT ACCEPTING CD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO INSERT THE DISK INTO THE RADIO. *YC

Bulletin Number: 082797A
VEHICLE MAY EXPEREIENCE INOPERATIVE CD PLAYER SALES CODE RAZ RADIO. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 082997
CONCERNS WITH INTERMITTENT/INOPERATIVE RKE TRANSMITTER. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 0832097
INFORMATION REGARDING NHTSA AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 083799
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084699
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE DOOR AJAR WARNING LIGHT AND DOME LIGHT MAY WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 090297
2.4L CRANKSHAFT/CAMSHAFT TIMING. *TW

Bulletin Number: 090598
A NEW MULTI-LAYER STEEL ( MLS ) HEAD GASKET HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AND IS BEING IMPLEMENTED INTO PRODUCTION VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 090798
SUBJECT REGARDING OIL SEEPAGE AT CAM POSITION SENSOR / MISINTERPRETED HEAD GASKET LEAK. *YC

Bulletin Number: 090799
INFORMATION REGARDING 2.5L V-6 HEAD GASKET APPLICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 090899
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REGARDING MULTI-LAYER STEEL (MLS) HEAD GASKET INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 090997
INFORMATION ON GASKET SURFACE PREPARATION ON ALUMINUM ENGINE COMPONENTS. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 140897
INFORMATION ON POOR DRIVABILITY WITH HIGH DI (DRIVABILITY INDEX) FUEL. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 180100
SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801201
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 180198
UPSTREAM 02 SENSOR SHORTED TO VOLTAGE ALONG WITH POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS OF SAGGING/HESITATION OR ROUGH IDLE. *AK

Bulletin Number: 1802001
EXHIBITING ROUGH IDLE, HARD START AND START & STALL.*CLS

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 180598
DISCUSSION: REGARDING IDLER AIR FLOW TEST FOR ABOVE MODELS LISTED MAY INDICATE AN ERRONEOUS FAILURE DUE TO INABILITY OF POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE TO HOLD THE IDLE AIR CONTROL MOTOR STABLE DURING TEST SEQUENCE. *AK

Bulletin Number: 180797
MIL WITH VARIABLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TW

Bulletin Number: 181197
ERRONEOUS MIL ILLUMINATION WITH HEX CODES $6A, $77, ERRONEOUS PCM RESETS, SHIFT CYCLING, COLD ENGINE STUMBLE, BUCKING. *TW

Bulletin Number: 181299
THIS BULLETIN EXPLAINS THE OPERATION AND APPLICATION OF THE LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP) MONITOR TEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 181797
INFORMATION ON LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP) DEALER TEST MODE. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 181898
EXCESSIVE COLD CRANK TIME, START DIE OUT OR WEAK RUN-UP, SAGS/STUMBLE/HESITATION AFTER A COLD START, IDLE RPM CYCLING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 182297
MIL ILLUMINATION WITH HEX CODE $3A. *TW

Bulletin Number: 182497
INFORMATION ON NO START DIAGNOSTIC CAM/CRANK SENSOR $01 AND $28. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 183298
SUBJECT ON FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 190198
CONDITION WITH CLUNKING OR RATTLING IN STEERING/WHEEL COLUMN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 190199
PROCEDURES ON ALIGNING THE POWER STEERING BELT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190597
CONCERNS WITH POWER STEERING BELT ALIGNMENT. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100601
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 210298
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSTIC / DRIVEABILITY IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSAXLE THAT INCORPORATES A TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TRS) ONLY. REDUCES A SHUDDER CONDITION THAT MAY BE EXPERIENCED DURING LIGHT THROTTLE 1-2 UPSHIFT. *AK

Bulletin Number: 210499
SERVICE AND PARTS INFORMATION ON 1999 RUNNING CHANGES TO TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TRS) *TT

Bulletin Number: 210597
CONCERNS WITH 41TE/42LE TRANSAXLE SHUDDER DURING AN EMCC (ELECTRONICALLY MODULATED CONVERTER CLUTCH) SHIFT. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 210599
SUBJECT REGARDING REUSABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 210599A
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY AND INSTALLATION OF A RESUABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 210699
CONDITIONS WITH INTERMITTENT LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 210798
SUBJECT ON DELAYED TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT. *AK

Bulletin Number: 210997
INFORMATION ON 41TE/42LE SERVICE INFORMATION. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 220197
INFORMATION ON TIRE AND WHEEL RUNOUT. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 220297
INFORMATION ON MICHELIN P215/55R 16 XGT 4 91S TIRE. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 2300800B
SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 230397
DIFFICULT TO CLEAN LIGHT COLORED "CHALKY" RESIDUE FROM PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS THAT ARE MOLDED IN BLACK. *TW

Bulletin Number: 230498
RATTLE FROM FUEL FILLER CREATED WHEN FUEL DOOR BUMPER FALLS OUT OF FUEL DOOR HOUSING. *AK

Bulletin Number: 230597
PAINTED SURFACES OF THE VEHICLE THAT ARE COVERED FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME WITH FRONT END COVERS OR MAGNETIC SIGNS MAY APPEAR TO HAVE A WHITE "MILKY" OR "FOGGED" DISCOLORATION. *AK

Bulletin Number: 230598
PAINTED SURFACES OF THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE A "MILKY" OR "FOGGY" DISCOLORATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 230698
CONDITIONS WITH CONVERTIBLE TOP BINDS OR BECOME INOPERATIVE WHILE RAISING OR LOWERING AND/OR HYDRAULIC LEAKS FROM OR AROUND THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 230797
DOOR TRIM DEFROSTER GARNISH SERVICE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 230800
SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 230997
EXPERIENCING A WIND NOISE/WATER LEAK AT TOP OF

Bulletin Number: 230997
CONCERNS WITH WIND NOISE/WATER LEAK AT TOP OF "A" PILLAR. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 231197
CONCERNS WITH SQUEAK IN MID SECTION OF BODY ON ROUGH ROADS. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 231597
SEAT BELT APPEARS TWISTED. *TW

Bulletin Number: 231598
EXPERIENCING DOOR RATTLE WHEN GOING OVER BUMPSOR OTHER SIMILAR MOVEMENTS. *AK

Bulletin Number: 232398
INFORMATION ON REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY PROGRAMMING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 232697
CONCERNS THAT SEAT BACK CANNOT BE ADJUSTED BY LOWER RECLINER HANDLE. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 232698
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE LOWER DOOR GARNISH CLIPS DO NOT HOLD PROPERLY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 232698
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE LOWER DOOR GARNISH CLIPS DO NOT HOLD PROPERLY. *AK

Bulletin Number: 233199
SUBJECT REGARDING TWISTED SEAT BELTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 233297
CONSUMER MAY COMPLAIN THAT TOP DOES NOT FOLD PROPERLY AND/OR LINING PROTRUDES OUTSIDE WINDOW WITH TOP RAISED. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 233397
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO WINDNOISE/WATERLEAK BETWEEN DOOR AND QUARTER GLASS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 233397A
WINDNOISE AND/OR WATER LEAK COMING BETWEEN THE DOOR GLASS AND QUARTER GLASS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 233497
SEAT TRIM MATERIAL PULLS AWAY FROM SEAT BELT BEZEL. *TW

Bulletin Number: 233599
INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 233599REVA
SUBJECT ON THE CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 233897
KEYLESS ENTRY TRANSMITTER DIAGNOSTICS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 234099
SUBJECT ON VEHICLES EXPERIENCING DOOR CLADDING LOOSE OR FALLING OFF. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 234297
CONCERNS WITH TRUNK LID APPEARING UNEVEN WHEN OPENING. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 234998
SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT A WHISTLE ( WINDNOISE) COMING FROM THE " A " PILLAR AREA. *YC

Bulletin Number: 235097
VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE CONVERTIBLE TOP BEING PINCHED BETWEEN BOWS WHEN LOWERED. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 235798
INFORMATION REGARDING HEADLINING SAGGING ABOVE REAR WINDOW DUE TO HOOK AND LOOP FASTENERSEPARATING FROM REAR WINDOW CURTAIN. *AK *YC

Bulletin Number: 240898
CONDITION WITH THE A/C SYSTEM PERFORMANCE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 241197
CONCERNS WITH A/C EVAPORATOR ODOR. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 250297
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF POPPING/KNOCKING NOISE IN ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 250297
VARIOUS NOISES COMING FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 250298
SUBJECT REGARDING I/M ( INSPECTION MAINTENANCE ) TESTING - OBD II "CARB" READINESS MONITOR INFORMATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 260197
SERVICE MANUAL REVISIONS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 970314210597
CONDITION WITH TRANAXLE SHUDDER DURING A 3RD GEAR TO 3RD GEAR PARTIAL EMCC ( ELECTRONICALLY MODULATED CONVERTER CLUTCH) ENGAGEMENT, 3RD GEAR PARTIAL EMCC TO 4TH GEAR PARTIAL EMCC ENGAGEMENT, OR 4TH GEAR TO 4TH GEAR EMCC ENGAGEMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970919083297
AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970926082797
THE CD PLAYER MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND WILL NOT ACCEPT THE CD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO INSERT THE DISK INTO THE RADIO. *YC

Bulletin Number: 976498
CONDITION WITH ROLLING CODE GARAGE DOOR OPENER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9830
SUBJECT ON LABOR OPERATION TIME CHANGE FOR DOMESTIC 2.OL DOHC AND 2.4L HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9841
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHINE OR MOAN NOISE COMING FROAM THE FUEL TANK AREA. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98752
VARIOUS INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE COOLANT AND CORE PLUGS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98765
SUBJECT ON CONVERTIBLE TOP ACTUATOR NUTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: CSN713
ENGINES BUILT FROM MARCH 8, 1996 THROUGH MARCH 13, 1996- THE CAMSHAFT TIMING BELT TENSIONER AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY AND/OR THE IDLER PULLEY ON THE VEHICLES MAY CAUSE THE TIMING BELT TO FAIL. *JD

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1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERTIBLE:

Bulletin Number: 0800102
ON SOME VEHICLES THE REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER IS INOPERATIVE AND DEFOGGER GRID TERMINAL(S) IS SEPARATED FROM THE REAR WINDOW HEATING GRID AND/OR MAY BE BROKEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0800600REV
SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB

Bulletin Number: 0800901
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WITH THE REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER INOPERATIVE AND DEFOGGER GRID TERMINAL(S) MAY SEPARATE FROM THE REAR WINDOW HEATING GRID OR BE BROKEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801001
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801003
SEAT BELT CINCH BAR SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080600
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 082700
SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083799
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 090799
INFORMATION REGARDING 2.5L V-6 HEAD GASKET APPLICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 090899
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REGARDING MULTI-LAYER STEEL (MLS) HEAD GASKET INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 180100
SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801201
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 181299
THIS BULLETIN EXPLAINS THE OPERATION AND APPLICATION OF THE LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP) MONITOR TEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190299REVA
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE CLUNKING OR RATTLE IN STEERING WHEEL/STEERING COLUMN. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100601
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 210699
CONDITIONS WITH INTERMITTENT LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 230200
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTION VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 232099A
DAIMLER CHRYSLER IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 812
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION REGARDING COVERTIBLE TOP COVER INSTRUCTION LABEL. *TT

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1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING SEDAN:

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

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Recalls for 1997 Chrysler Town & Country 2dr Cpe LXi
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99I004000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 175000
Defect Description:
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER IS NOT INSTALLED CORRECTLY, IT CAN SEPARATE UNEXPECTEDLY FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING.
Consequence:
IF THE COVER SEPARATES WHILE DRIVING, IT COULD DISTRACT THE DRIVER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL RECEIVE AN IMPROVED CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER INSTRUCTION LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V201000
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/31/1994 - 07/10/1997
Potential Units Affected: 599000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN SEPARATE DUE TO LOSS OF LUBRICATION.
Consequence:
SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BALL JOINT END HOUSING COVER SEAL FOR LEAKAGE WITH A HIGH PRESSURE AIR TESTER AND THE RUBBER BOOT WILL BE VISUALLY INSPECTED FOR DAMAGE. IF THE COVER SEAL LEAKS OR THE BOOT IS DAMAGED, THE LOWER CONTROL ARM WILL BE REPLACED.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V421002
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/1994 - 02/28/2000
Potential Units Affected: 393796
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE RUBBER BOOTS ON THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION WERE DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY, DIRT AND WATER CAN INTRUDE. ALSO, MMC HAS ADDED THE POTENTIAL OF LEAKING MOISTURE, WHICH CAN CAUSE THE BALL STUD TO CORRODE.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINT TO SEPARATE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH. THIS CAMPAIGN SUPERCEDES MMC'S PREVIOUS SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN, SEE 99V-066.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINT FOR WEAR. BALL JOINTS THAT EXHIBIT WEAR BEYOND THE ESTABLISHED TOLERANCE WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEWLY DESIGNED LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS. BALL JOINTS THAT ARE WITHIN THE ESTABLISHED TOLERANCE WILL BE CLEANED AND A SPECIAL SEALANT WILL BE APPLIED TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF MOISTURE.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V186000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 01/01/1995 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 88000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L V6 ENGINES, THE THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE CAN FRAY CAUSING THE THROTTLE TO BIND OR STICK.
Consequence:
THIS COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE CABLE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 5, 2002. 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.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V081002
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 03/18/1997 - 03/26/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1083
Defect Description:
THE HEADREST GUIDE BRACKET WAS IMPROPERLY WELDED TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME ON THE PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BACK ASSEMBLIES ONLY.
Consequence:
THE HEADREST SUPPORT BRACKET CAN BREAK, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER SEAT BACK ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ASSEMBLY.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V183000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 08/25/1995 - 01/21/1998
Potential Units Affected: 685000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE CABLE CONNECTING THE CONSOLE SHIFTER MECHANISM TO THE IGNITION KEY CAN CAUSE A TRAPPED KEY CONDITION WHICH CAN RESULT IN A LOW FORCE REQUIRED TO DEPRESS THE SHIFT BUTTON. A COMBINATION OF APPLYING A MIS-ADJUSTED RELEASE BUTTON WITH A LOW FORCE ATTEMPT TO SHIFT OUT OF PARK WITH THE KEY IN THE LOCKED POSITION, CAN BREAK THE CONNECTING PIN IN THE SHIFTER.
Consequence:
IF THIS HAPPENS, THE "IGNITION-PARK" INTERLOCK SYSTEM WILL BE NONFUNCTIONAL.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR PROPER OPERATION OF THE SYSTEM. ANY VEHICLES THAT ARE NOT FUNCTIONAL AFTER THE INSPECTION WILL HAVE THE SHIFT MECHANISM AND CABLE REPLACED WITH A "SELF-ADJUSTING" DESIGN.
1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERTIBLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V021000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1992 - 07/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 2315768
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FLOOR SHIFTER IGNITION-PARK INTERLOCK MAY FAIL AND ALLOW THE SHIFTER TO BE MOVED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION WITH THE KEY REMOVED. AN INOPERATIVE INTERLOCK MAY ALSO ALLOW THE KEY TO BE REMOVED WHEN THE SHIFTER HAS NOT BEEN PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION.
Consequence:
EITHER CIRCUMSTANCE MAY RESULT IN THE VEHICLE ROLLING AWAY WITHOUT WARNING.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW LOAD-LIMITING PUSH ROD INTO THE FLOOR SHIFTER LEVER OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
 






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