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1997 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sdn XLS w/Bucket Seats

  • Child-protector rear door locks
  • 3-point front shoulder belts w/adjustable anchors
  • 3-point rear shoulder belts
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Toyota Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Toyota 4Runner 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Avalon 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Camry 4433Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Corolla 4433Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Paseo 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Previa 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota RAV4 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Tacoma 23Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Tacoma 13Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Tercel 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Toyota Tercel 4434Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Toyota Tercel 4dr Sdn XLS w/Bucket Seats
1997 TOYOTA AVALON:

Bulletin Number: 01005
A541E TRANSMISSION SOLENOID IDENTIFICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 012199
BRIEF INFORMATION ON FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 97050900297
EXCESSIVE AIR CONDITIONING EVAPORATOR ODOR IS ACCURING IN VARIOUS VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 980812
A GROAN OR CRUNCH NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN DRIVING OVER SPEED BUMPS OR DIPS IN THE ROADWAY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 980827
SUBJECT ON THE EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR IMPROVEMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: AX00101
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REGARDING RETRO-FIT INTERNAL TRUNK RELEASE KITS. *TT

Bulletin Number: AX00499
SUBJECT REGARDING TOYOTA DINGHY TOWING GUIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: BO01798
INFORMATION ON VANITY MIRROR IMPROVEMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: BO01899
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A SLIGHT SIDE-TO-SIDE MOVEMENT IN FRONT BUCKET SEATS DURING CORNERING. *TT

Bulletin Number: BO02398
INFORMATION ON IMPROVEMENT OF THE EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR. *YC

Bulletin Number: BO02601
SUBJECT REGARDING SHOULDER BELT ANCHOR TAPE SET. *YD

Bulletin Number: BR00397
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE CLEARANCE FOR BOSCH ABS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BR00699
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT BRAKE GROAN NOISE, GRINDING NOISE, SQUEAK OR VIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: COM040122597
AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD FOR CLEARING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) ON 1997 US PRODUCED CAMRYS AND AVALONS HAS BEEN ADOPTED FOR THE BOSCH ABS SYSTEM. *JD

Bulletin Number: EL00396
TROUBLESHOOTING FOR GLASS PRINTED ANTENNA. *TW

Bulletin Number: EL00399
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING OEM WIRELESS DOOR LOCK REMOTE TRANSMITTERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: ST00901
SUBJECT REGARDING STEERING RACK END NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: SU00100
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: SU00200
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING THE REMOVAL OF THE ABS SPEED SENSOR PRIOR TO REMOVAL OF THE REAR AXLE AND REAR SUSPENSION. *MR

Bulletin Number: SU00299
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: SU00398
A GROAN OR CURNCH NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN DRIVING OVER SPEED BUMPS OR DIPS IN THE ROADWAY. *YC

Bulletin Number: TC02002
SPECIAL POLICY ADJUSTMENT REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING ENGINE OIL GELLING OR SLUDGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: T-PG006-00 Obsol
This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0054-13.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0014-11 Rev
TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0014-11 Rev
TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0054-13
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0054-13
California (CA), Federal (FED), and 50 State Certified emission control underhood labels (emission labels) may be obtained through your dealership?s Parts Department utilizing standard replacement parts ordering procedures. Follow the guide

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0071-11 Rev
The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-14
TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-14
TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0144-08_Obs
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 21, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: TSB018217
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0101-11 is Obsolete and any printed

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0185-13
The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17
TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria lis

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89

Bulletin Number: TS-BO030-01 Obso
This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0185-13.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0010-10 Rev
Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0010-10 Rev
Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0132-11
A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0132-11
A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0213-13
Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0213-13
Toyota vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the SRS airbags or pretensioner devi

 
Recalls for 1997 Toyota Tercel 4dr Sdn XLS w/Bucket Seats
1997 TOYOTA AVALON
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V156000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CO., LTD.
Manufacture Dates: 07/23/1996 - 02/11/1997
Potential Units Affected: 18746
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF ALASKA, COLORADO, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, IOWA, KANSAS, MAINE, MICHIGAN,MINNESOTA, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, NOTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING. A CONDITION CAN OCCUR WHERE ACCUMULATED MOISTURE CAN TEMPORARILY FREEZE IN THE BRAKE VACUUM HOSE IF THE VEHICLE IS USED IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATES FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
Consequence:
THIS CAN RESULT IN THE ELIMINATION OF VACUUM ASSIST TO THE BRAKES THAT CAN INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCES AND COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW DESIGN BRAKE VACUUM HOSE.
 


1997 Plymouth Breeze 4dr Sdn

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Front 3-point active belts w/adjustable turning loops
  • Rear outboard active 3-point belts w/center 2-point active belt
  • Dual note horn
  • Side guard door beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Plymouth Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Plymouth Breeze 3Not Tested32Not
Tested
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Plymouth Neon 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Plymouth Voyager 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Plymouth Voyager 4dr Sdn
1997 PLYMOUTH BREEZE:

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 080298
PREVENTING ANTENNA MASTS FROM BECOMING LOOSE, A CHANGE WAS IMPLEMENTED TO INCORPORATE A TORQUE PREVAILING FEATURE ON THE ANTENNA MAST. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 080698
CONDITION WITH INDICATOR BULB DOES NOT LIGHT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 0808978
RKE INADEQUATE/INTERMITTENT OPERATION. *TW

Bulletin Number: 080997
AIR BAG WARNING LABELS. *TW

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

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: 0900800
THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES INSTALLATION OF A NEW COMPONENT TO ASSIST CAM SEAL RETENTION. *JB

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: 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: 182097
CONCERNS WITH "BUMP" FEEL DURING A/C COMPRESSOR ENGAGEMENT. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 182397A
STEERING WHEEL SHAKE AT IDLE. *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: 190299REVA
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE CLUNKING OR RATTLE IN STEERING WHEEL/STEERING COLUMN. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 190398
POWER STEERING SYSTEM NOISE FOLLOWING COLD ENGINE STARTS IN LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *YC

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: 211497
CONCERNS WITH TRANSMISSION FLUID AUXILIARY COOLER. *NLM

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

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

Bulletin Number: 23-014-15
Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation This bulletin describes procedures to install Child Seat Tether Anchors based on Customer Request. Retrofits are subject to part availability. Vehicles in the following list that are marked **** for th

Bulletin Number: 23-014-15
Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation This bulletin describes procedures to install Child Seat Tether Anchors based on Customer Request. Retrofits are subject to part availability. Vehicles in the following list that are marked **** for th

Bulletin Number: 2301502
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

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

Bulletin Number: 2302701
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 233099
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO A MISSING REAR CUP HOLDER SLIDE CLIP. *TT

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 9925
SUBJECT REGARDING THE INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9926
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE DEALER REIMBURSEMENT. *TT

 
Recalls for 1997 Plymouth Voyager 4dr Sdn
1997 PLYMOUTH BREEZE
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.
1997 PLYMOUTH BREEZE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V095000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 03/30/1996 - 04/15/1997
Potential Units Affected: 219000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING CAN DISENGAGE FROM ITS RETENTION HOLE IF THE HOOD IS SLAMMED SHUT.
Consequence:
IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS SIMULTANEOUSLY WITHOUT ENGAGING THE PRIMARY LATCH, THE HOOD WOULD NOT BE RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING WITH A LONGER END HOOK SPRING.
1997 PLYMOUTH BREEZE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V183000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/25/1994 - 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 PLYMOUTH BREEZE
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.
 






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