Recall List for the 1992 Chrysler Town & Country

Official recalls have been issued for the 1992 Chrysler Town & Country 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. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #99V189000

    • Date Announced: JULY 16, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 828,559

    Summary: Vehicle description: Minivans. The left hand windshield wiper pivot drive arm was not mechanically staked to the pivot shaft.

    Consequence: This could allow the drive arm to disengage from the shaft leading to a loss of wiper function. The driver's visibility would be impaired, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the left hand side windshield wiper pivot assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V189000 »

  2. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #97V148000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 09, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,100,000

    Summary: 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.

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained increasing the risk of personal injury.

    Actions: Dealers will install a cover retaining clip to the stalk mounted buckle cover to prevent dislocation of the buckle cover. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V148000 »

  3. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #97V149000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 09, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,100,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger mini-vans. The center rear seat, right outboard side, safety belt anchor hook can become unattached from the body anchor position.

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained increasing the risk of personal injury.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the anchor hook retaining clip with a revised profile clip and a cover plate. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V149000 »

  4. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE NHTSA Campaign #97V079000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 436,000

    Summary: 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.

    Consequence: Personal injury could occur if the bolts break allowing the liftgate to fall suddenly.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V079000 »

  5. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR NHTSA Campaign #96V229000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 675,000

    Summary: The steering wheel armature stamping can crack and separate from the center hub attachment to the steering column.

    Consequence: If the steering wheel separates from the center hub attachment to the steering column, loss of control can occur increasing the risk of an accident.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V229000 »

  6. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK NHTSA Campaign #96V099000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 321,000

    Summary: The ABS hydraulic control unit can experience excessive brake actuator piston seal wear causing pump-motor deterioration.

    Consequence: If this condition occurs, the ABS function could be lost and reduced power assist would be experienced during vehicle braking increasing the potential for a vehicle accident.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V099000 »

  7. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK NHTSA Campaign #95I001002

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 52,719

    Summary: 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.

    Consequence: If the liftgate latch opens, occupants can be ejected resulting in significantly increased risk of injury or death.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95I001002 »

  8. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK NHTSA Campaign #95I001006

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 689,656

    Summary: 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.

    Consequence: If the liftgate latch opens, occupants can be ejected resulting in significantly increased risk of injury or death.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95I001006 »

  9. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #92V147000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14, 1992
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,000

    Summary: Fuel tank flanges were not bent as required to allow the specified clearance for the fuel tank mounting straps and fuel lines at the tank.

    Consequence: The unbent flanges to the fuel tank will damage themounting straps and/or fuel lines. The damaged mounting straps may break causingthe tank to drop and the damaged fuel line will leak fuel. In either case a firecould result if the spilled fuel is exposed to an ignition source.

    Actions: Repair the flange by bending to the correct angle; replace damaged fuel lines and mounting straps. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #92V147000 »

  10. 1992 Chrysler Town & Country STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR NHTSA Campaign #92V015000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 14, 1992
    • Vehicles Affected: 20,000

    Summary: The zinc plating operation performed on the upper steering column shaft coupling bolt caused hydrogen embrittlement and breakage of the bolt.

    Consequence: Fractures of the upper steering column shaft couplingbolt result in a lack of coupling load on the shaft and loss of steeringcontrol.

    Actions: Replace the zinc plated bolt with a phosphate plated bolt. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #92V015000 »

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