1991 DODGE Caravan

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11 Recalls for 1991 DODGE Caravan

Recall Date Component Summary
July 16, 1999 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE LEFT HAND WINDSHIELD WIPER PIVOT DRIVE ARM WAS NOT MECHANICALLY STAKED TO THE PIVOT SHAFT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT HAND SIDE WINDSHIELD WIPER PIVOT ASSEMBLY.

September 2, 1999 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. THE BOLTS USED TO ATTACH THE STRUT TO THE BODY AND THE REAR LIFTGATE CAN ACCUMULATE FATIGUE DAMAGE IF THREE FACTORS COMBINE. IF THE BOLT IS LOOSE, THE GAS STRUT IS OVER-PRESSURIZED, AND THE FREQUENCY OF OPENING AND CLOSING CYCLES IS HIGHER THAN FOR THE AVERAGE CUSTOMER, THE BOLT CAN FAIL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR LOOSE FASTENERS, IF THE FASTENERS ARE LOOSE, THE STRUT (AND INTEGRAL BOLTS) WILL BE REPLACED. IF THE BOLT SHOWS EVIDENCE OF TORQUE, THE BOLT WILL BE REMOVED, LARGER WASHERS WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING WASHER AND THE BOLT WILL BE REINSTALLED AND HAND TIGHTENED TO THE TARGET TORQUED.

September 9, 1997 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS. THE CENTER REAR SEAT, RIGHT OUTBOARD SIDE, SAFETY BELT ANCHOR HOOK CAN BECOME UNATTACHED FROM THE BODY ANCHOR POSITION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ANCHOR HOOK RETAINING CLIP WITH A REVISED PROFILE CLIP AND A COVER PLATE.

September 9, 1997 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS. COVERS ON THE SOLID STALK MOUNTED SEAT BELT BUCKLES CAN BECOME DISLODGED CAUSING THE RELEASE BUTTON TO STICK INSIDE THE COVER. THE BUCKLE WOULD THEN BE ONLY PARTIALLY LATCHED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A COVER RETAINING CLIP TO THE STALK MOUNTED BUCKLE COVER TO PREVENT DISLOCATION OF THE BUCKLE COVER.

November 18, 1996 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

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

Remedy:

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.

June 13, 1996 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

THE ABS HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT CAN EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE BRAKE ACTUATOR PISTON SEAL WEAR CAUSING PUMP-MOTOR DETERIORATION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL TEST THE VEHICLE’S ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES IF NECESSARY. ALSO THE WARRANTY ON ALL ABS COMPONENTS WILL BE EXTENDED TO 10 YEARS OR 100,000 MILES (EXCEPT FOR THE BRAKE ACTUATOR PISTON ASSEMBLY AND THE PUMP-MOTOR ASSEMBLY WHICH WILL HAVE A LIFETIME COVERAGE). OWNERS WILL ALSO BE REIMBURSED FOR PREVIOUS ABS COMPONENT REPAIR COSTS.

March 27, 1995 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINIVANS WITHOUT REMOTE RELEASE. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL. THERE HAS BEEN NO DETERMINATION THAT A SAFETY DEFECT EXISTS WITH THE MINIVAN LATCHES. CHRYSLER IS CONDUCTING A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY OF THE AFFECTED MINIVANS. IN A COLLISION, THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY COULD OPEN.

Remedy:

CHRYSLER DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH WITH A NEW STRONGER LATCH ASSEMBLY WITHOUT CHARGE. CHRYSLER BEGAN NOTIFYING OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES IN OCTOBER 1995.

March 27, 1995 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINIVANS WITH REMOTE RELEASE. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL. THERE HAS BEEN NO DETERMINATION THAT A SAFETY DEFECT EXISTS WITH THE MINIVAN LATCHES. CHRYSLER IS CONDUCTING A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY OF THE AFFECTED MINIVANS. IN A COLLISION, THE REAR LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY COULD OPEN.

Remedy:

CHRYSLER DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH WITH A NEW STRONGER LATCH ASSEMBLY WITHOUT CHARGE. CHRYSLER BEGAN NOTIFYING OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES IN MARCH 1996.

November 1, 1991 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM HIGH PRESSURE HOSE MAY LEAK OR DETACH AT ITS CRIMPED END FITTING RESULTING IN THE DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE WITH A HOSE OF DIFFERENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

March 10, 1992 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM HIGH PRESSURE PUMP MAY BE POROUS WHICH WILL RESULT IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE PUMP AND HIGH PRESSURE HOSE IF THE LAST SIX DIGITS OF THE BAR CODE LABEL ON THE PUMP ARE BETWEEN 052300 AND 059262.

March 11, 1991 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT

INCORRECT TURN SIGNAL FLASHER INHIBITS INDICATION OF SIGNAL LAMP OUTAGE.

Remedy:

REPLACE TURN SIGNAL FLASHER WITH PROPER FLASHER.

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11 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1991 DODGE Caravan

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Date Component  
windshield & wipers
transmission
paint
paint
paint
paint
brakes
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
fuel system
transmission
doors & windows (non-power)

0 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1991 DODGE Caravan

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Date Component  
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16 Investigations for 1991 DODGE Caravan

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
SEAT BELTS
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
STRUCTURE
VISIBILITY
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
STRUCTURE
SEAT BELTS
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
STRUCTURE
STEERING
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37 Service Alerts for 1991 DODGE Caravan

Date Description
October 1, 1999 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT ON THE CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *MJS

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September 3, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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September 19, 1997 140000 AIR BAGS

AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *YC

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March 1, 1995 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

EXHAUST NOISE WHEN ACCELERATING OR WHEN VEHICLE IS UNDER MODERATE LOAD. *TW

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March 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HARSH TRANSAXLE SHIFTS. *T2W

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September 21, 1998 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

A 30 DAY WINDSHIELD WIPER PIVOT SURVEY. *AK

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September 21, 1998 136300 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

A 30 DAY WINDSHIELD WIPER PIVOT SURVEY. *AK

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May 25, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 1994 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

SERPENTINE BELT COMES OFF PULLEYS. *TW

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September 19, 1997 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INFORMATION REGARDING NHTSA AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *NLM

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February 1, 1995 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

HARSH TRANSAXLE SHIFTS. *TW

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May 9, 1997 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT USAGE. *NLM

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April 24, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT ON DELAYED TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT. *AK

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February 14, 1997 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

DIFFICULT TO CLEAN LIGHT COLORED “CHALKY” RESIDUE FROM PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS THAT ARE MOLDED IN BLACK. *TW

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April 2, 1999 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

CONDITIONS WITH INTERMITTENT LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL. *TT

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February 14, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINES – INTAKE VALVE DEPOSITS – DRIVEWAY DIE OUT, ROUGH IDLE, LACK OF POWER, SAGS OR HESITATION. *TW

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March 3, 2000 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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September 3, 1999 220000 SEATS

INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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September 29, 2000 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

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December 30, 1998 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON – OFF SWITCHES. *YC

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December 1, 1994 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

LOW HEATER PERFORMANCE. *TW

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October 1, 1995 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-16-95, DATED APR. 14, 1995. IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR **REPEATEDLY** PRESSES AND RELEASES THE SET BUTTON WITH THEIR FOOT OFF OF THE ACCELERATOR (A ‘LIFT FOOT SET’ TO BEGIN SPEED CONTROL OPER

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February 1, 1993 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

REVISED SLIDING DOOR CENTER AND LOWER TRACK OVER-TRAVEL STOPS. *TW

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February 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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May 16, 1997 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON 41TE/42LE SERVICE INFORMATION. *NLM

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March 14, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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February 28, 1997 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

VEHICLE SHUDDER DURING TORQUE CONVERTER EMCC (LOCK UP) OPERATION/DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 38. *TW

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June 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

UNKNOWN

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April 17, 1998 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK

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February 1, 1995 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

MANUAL TRANSAXLE LOCKED IN NEUTRAL OR LOCKED IN REVERSE. *TW

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January 1, 1994 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

IMPROVED TRANSMISSION SHIFT QUALITY. *TW

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November 12, 1999 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

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

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February 25, 2000 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

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March 5, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING REUSABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

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November 24, 2000 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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September 18, 1998 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING THE AIRBAG ON-OFF SWITCHES. *YC

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May 9, 1997 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

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

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