Safety Recall R30 / NHTSA 15V-338 Passenger Sun Visor - 2001-2005 Chrysler Sebring & Dodge Stratus

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V338
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 443,442

 

Sun Visor May Detach During Air Bag Deployment

If the passenger side sun visor detaches and is propelled rearward, there is an increased risk of occupant injury.

 

Summary

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2000-2005 Eclipse vehicles manufactured April 5, 1999, to December 17, 2004, 2001-2005 Eclipse Spyder vehicles manufactured January 19, 2000, to March 18, 2005, 2001-2005 Chrysler Sebring vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 21, 2005, and 2001-2005 Dodge Stratus vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 22, 2005. In the affected vehicles, the passenger side sun visor may be folded down in such a position that, if the passenger frontal air bag deploys, the passenger side sun visor may detach.

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Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation - 1988-2001 Chrysler Dodge Eagle Plymouth Jeep

NUMBER: 23-014-15
GROUP: Body
DATE: April 23, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 23-029-08 DATED OCTOBER 24, 2008, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. THIS IS A COMPLETE REVISION AND NO ASTERISKS HAVE BEEN USED TO HIGHLIGHT REVISIONS. DEALERS PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS REIMBURSABLE REGARDLESS OF VEHICLE AGE OR MILEAGE.

 

SUBJECT:

Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation

 

OVERVIEW:

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 the model year are no longer supported with OEM retrofit kits.

NOTE: Dealers are encouraged to honor any customers’ request for the installation of the Child Seat Tether Anchors and Dealer reimbursement will be made by FCA US LLC regardless of vehicle age or mileage. See the Warranty Policy and Procedure Manual and/or Warranty Bulletin D-08-33 for reimbursement detail.

 

MODELS:

1989 - 1995 (AA) Spirit/Acclaim/LeBaron Sedan
**** (AB) Ram Van/Wagon
**** (AC) Dynasty/New Yorker/New Yorker Salon
1989 - 1990 (AG) Daytona
1989 (AH) Lancer/Lebaron GTS
1989 - 1993 (AJ) Lebaron Coupe
1989 - 1990 (AK) Aries/Reliant
**** (AL) Horizon/Omni
1989 (AM) Diplomat/Gran Fury/New Yorker Fifth Avenue
2000 (AN) Dakota (Extended Cab Only)
**** (AN) Dakota (All Other Cabs)
**** (AP) Shadow/Sundance
1989 - 1995 (AS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
1990 - 1993 (AY) Imperial/New Yorker Fifth Avenue
1988 - 1992 (BB) Monaco/Premier
**** (BD) Laser/Talon
1994 - 2001 (BR/BE) Ram Truck
**** (B2) Colt/Summit
**** (B3) Colt Vista
**** (B5) Conquest
1989 - 1995 (B7) Stealth (2000 GTX Dodge/Eagle, Canada)
**** (B8) Colt Vista Wagon/Summit Wagon
**** (B9) Colt/Summit
1998 - 2000 (DN) Durango
**** (FJ) Sebring/Avenger/Talon
1995 - 1999 (JA) Cirrus/Stratus/Breeze
1993 - 1999 (LH) Concorde/Intrepid/Vision/LHS/New Yorker/300M
1996 - 2000 (NS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
1995 - 2000 (PL) Neon
1997 - 1999 (PR) Prowler
1996 - 1999 (SR) Viper/Viper GTS
2000 (TJ) Wrangler
1999 - 2000 (WJ) Grand Cherokee
1989 - 2000 (XJ) Cherokee/Wagoneer
1993 - 1998 (ZJ) Grand Cherokee/Grand Wagoneer

 

 

DISCUSSION:

User-ready child restraint tether strap anchors were provided in passenger cars in the 2000 Model Year and later, and in light trucks in the 2001 Model Year and later. Tether straps improve the performance of child restraints in collisions. Because of increased awareness of the effectiveness of tethers, owners of earlier products may approach dealers for the free provision and installation of the anchor hardware. FCA US LLC is offering child seat tether anchors for the selected vehicles listed above, subject to ongoing part availability. Vehicles for which OEM parts are no longer available have been marked with "****" for the model years in the above list. Each tether anchor is packaged in a kit containing all necessary parts and a detailed instruction sheet.

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Powertrain Control Module Initialization - 1998-2007 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Plymouth

NUMBER: 08-030-06 REV. A
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: August 25, 2006

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETINS 08-030-06, DATED JULY 12, 2006, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES REVISED CROSSFIRE AND SPRINTER INITIALIZATION PROCEDURES.

 

SUBJECT:

Powertrain Control Module Initialization

 

MODELS:

2001-2004 (AN) Dakota
2004-2007 (CS) Pacifica
2007 (DC) Ram Cab & Chassis
2001-2003 (DN) Durango
2002-2007 (DR/DH/D1) Ram Truck
2004-2007 (HB) Durango
2007 (HG) Aspen
1999-2000 (JA) Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus
2007 (JK) Wrangler
2001-2006 (JR) Sebring Convertible/Sebring Sedan/Stratus Sedan
2007 (JS) Sebring
1998-2000 (JX) Sebring Convertible
2007 (KA) Nitro
2002-2007 (KJ) Liberty
1999-2004 (LH) 300M/Concorde/Intrepid/LHS
2005-2007 (LX) 300/Charger/Magnum
2007 (MK49) Compass
2007 (MK74) Patriot
2005-2007 (ND) Dakota
2000-2005 (PL) Neon/SX 2.0
2007 (PM) Caliber
2001-2007 (PT) Chrysler PT Cruiser/Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible
2001-2007 (RS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
2001-2005 (ST) Sebring Coupe/Stratus Coupe
1998-2006 (TJ) Wrangler
2004-2006 (VA) Sprinter
1999-2004 (WJ) Grand Cherokee
2005-2007 (WK) Grand Cherokee
1999-2001 (XJ) Cherokee
2006-2007 (XK) Commander
2005-2006 (ZB) Viper
2004-2006 (ZH) Crossfire Coupe/Crossfire Roadster

NOTE: The model years and vehicles above must be equipped (optional) with Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System (sales code GXX) for this bulletin to apply.

 

DISCUSSION:

ALL LISTED VEHICLES EXCEPT SEBRING COUPE/STRATUS COUPE (ST), CROSSFIRE, AND SPRINTER.

When a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is replaced on vehicles equipped with the Sentry Key™ Theft Deterrent System, it must be initialized to properly function with the anti-theft module. This is accomplished at a Chrysler Group Dealer by using the DRBIII® or StarSCAN™ Scan Tool to enter a PIN number.

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Sentry Key - Key Immobilizer Security System - 2001-2005 Chrysler Sebring/Stratus Coupe

NUMBER: 08-036-04
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: October 27, 2004

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-003-03 REV. A DATED APRIL. 4, 2003 WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES A REVISED PARTS AND MODELS TABLE.

SUBJECT:

Sentry Key - Key Immobilizer Security System

 

MODELS:

**2001 - 2005** (ST) Sebring/Stratus Coupe

 

DISCUSSION:

The Anti-theft engine immobilizer with security key is designed to significantly reduce the possibility of vehicle theft. The system immobilizes the vehicle if an invalid start is attempted. A valid start can only be accomplished by using a key registered to the vehicles electronic immobilizer system.

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Rattle/Knocking Sound From The Front Suspension - 2001-2005 Chrysler Town & Country/Dodge Caravan/Chrysler Voyager

NUMBER: 02-003-05
GROUP: Suspension
DATE: March 16, 2005

 

SUBJECT:

Rattle/knocking Sound From The Front Suspension

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the front sway bar bushings at the frame.

 

MODELS:

2001 - 2005 (RS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
2001 - 2005 (RG) Chrysler Voyager (International Markets)


NOTE: This bulletin applies to RS vehicles built on or before February 1, 2005 (MDH 0201XX) and RG vehicles built on or before March 1, 2005 (MDH 0301XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle may exhibit a rattle/knocking sound which may be heard at low speeds while driving over bumps and/or road surfaces with minor fluctuations.

NOTE: On RS and RG vehicles built on or after August 16, 2003 (MDH0816XX), this sound is very similar to the sway bar link rattle described in service bulletin 02-001-05. It is important that the sway bar bushings are replaced BEFORE replacing the sway bar links.

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