Recall List for the 1986 Chrysler New Yorker

Official recalls have been issued for the 1986 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. 1986 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. 1986 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. 1986 Chrysler New Yorker SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST NHTSA Campaign #88V061000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 08, 1988
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,500

    Summary: A service replacement drivers seat cushion (manual seat type) may contain wrong cushion with a brace that could interfere with power seat adjuster mechanism and cause stress on the frame.

    Consequence: Seat frame could fracture and result in significantrearward movement of the seat back.

    Actions: Replace frame with proper power seat frame. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #88V061000 »

  4. 1986 Chrysler New Yorker ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY NHTSA Campaign #86V053000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10, 1986
    • Vehicles Affected: 32,149

    Summary: Battery cap vents may be partially or completely blocked with plastic flashing. Consequence of defect: A build up of internal gas pressure could occur which could result in case rupture, particularly during post charging. Should a person be in the vicinity of the battery when the case ruptures, they may be injured by the released gases and/or acid.

    Consequence:

    Actions: Rework batteries by probing both vent orifices to eliminate any vent obstruction. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #86V053000 »

  5. 1986 Chrysler New Yorker ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH NHTSA Campaign #86V028000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 19, 1986
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,600

    Summary: A resistor in the electronic panel cluster may be subjected to an electrical current overload due to failure of a switching transistor. Consequence of defect: The overheated resistor could ignite and start an instrument panel fire.

    Consequence:

    Actions: Modify instrument panel cluster by replacing the resistor with a fused resistor that will not ignite if overloaded. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #86V028000 »

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