Recall List for the 1985 Chrysler New Yorker

Official recalls have been issued for the 1985 Chrysler New Yorker by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chrysler service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chrysler customer service.

  1. 1985 Chrysler New Yorker SUSPENSION NHTSA Campaign #08E033000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 14, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,903

    Summary: Federal mogul is recalling 6,903 aftermarket ball joint assemblies shipped between November 9, 2007 and March 26, 2008, which may have been packaged with incorrect nuts. The part numbers packaged with incorrect nuts are: K7147, K7329, K8683, and 104353. These parts were made for use on the various vehicles listed above.

    Consequence: The nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. If the incorrect nut was to become loose, the joining members may loosen leading to a separation of the ball joint. This may result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Federal mogul will notify owners and replace the parts free of charge. The recall began on May 22, 2008. Owners can contact federal mogul at 877-489-6659. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E033000 »

  2. 1985 Chrysler New Yorker FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #88V105000

    • Date Announced: JULY 01, 1988
    • Vehicles Affected: 580,000

    Summary: Fuel leakage may occur in low ambient temperature operation at connections of an engine compartment fuel supply hose to the pressure regulator and to the fuel rail.

    Consequence: In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage couldresult in a fire.

    Actions: Relocate pressure regulator; replace fuel supply with formed hose with revised routing configuration to ensure sealing integrity. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #88V105000 »

  3. 1985 Chrysler New Yorker FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #85V010000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01, 1985
    • Vehicles Affected: 53,000

    Summary: An engine compartment fuel hose routed to the fuel system pressure regulator may have an inadequately tightened hose clamp. Consequence of defect: The fuel hose could leak and result in an engine compartment fire.

    Consequence:

    Actions: Reposition and tighten to the proper torque level of the fuel hose clamp. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #85V010000 »

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