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1997 Plymouth Voyager

7 Defect Investigations from the NHTSA

NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1997 Plymouth Voyager

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 1997 Plymouth Voyager, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: INTEGRATED CHILD SEAT BELT LOCKUP

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA97003

    Component(s): Child Seat

    Summary: Chrysler submitted a service bulletin to ODI as part of the 573.8 monthly submission addressing a service campaign to service the integrated child seats experiencing retractor mechanism lockup.

  2. INVESTIGATION: AIR BAG CLOCKSPRING

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA01007

    Component(s): Electrical System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: POST COLLISION FUEL SYSTEM

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA99013

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: June 11, 1999
    • Date Closed: August 10, 2001
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline:Storage:Tank Assembly:Filler Pipe And Cap

    Summary:

  4. INVESTIGATION: POST-COLLISION FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE99010

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 03, 1999
    • Date Closed: June 11, 1999
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline:Storage:Tank Assembly:Filler Pipe And Cap

    Summary: The filler tube hose may separate from the fuel tank certain crash modes.

  5. INVESTIGATION: INTEGRATED CHILD SEAT BELT LOCKUP

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #SQ96016

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 18, 1996
    • Date Closed: February 04, 1997
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Integrated Child Seat

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  6. INVESTIGATION: REAR SEAT BELT MALFUNCTION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02004

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Rear

    Summary: Allege body seam sealer enters the rear (third row seat) seat belt retractors, causing the retractor mechanism to jam or bind, rendering the seat belts inoperative

  7. INVESTIGATION: DC MINIVAN FUEL INJECTOR RAIL LEAK

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ00008

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: Leakage of the fuel injector rails allegedly from nitrile rubber O-rings, resulting in engine compartment fires

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