NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2001 Chrysler 300M

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2001 Chrysler 300M, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. THROTTLE CONTROL FAILURE NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE03010

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 27, 2003
    • Date Closed: September 02, 2003
    • Recall: no recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control
    Vehicle Speed Control:Accelerator Pedal
    Vehicle Speed Control:Cables
    Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: Based on the low failure rate, the absence of failures over the past year, the absence of injuries, and ODI's field investigation of incident vehicles, a safety-related defect trend has not been identified at this time.accordingly, this investigation is closed.the closing of this investigation does not constitute a finding by NHTSA that no safety-related defect exists.the Agency will take further action if warranted by the circumstances. See attached report for additional information.

    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #PE03010 »

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