1981 Chrysler Newport
2 recalls found.
DEFECT #1 - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Posted on: 1981-09-28
The automatic speed control switch may stick in the resume position restricting return movement. This will not allow the normal brake pedal operation to deactivate the system.
The shield portion of the resume slide lever in the speed control unit will be replaced without charge.
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with automatic speed controlsystems.system: electric power accessories; automatic speed control switch.consequences of defect: failure of the speed control to deactivate could causeloss of vehicle control and an accident.note: manufacturer advises disconnection of the speed control device to preventits use prior to having it repaired.
DEFECT #2 - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Posted on: 1981-05-15
Engine may lose power or stall due to carburetor flooding. This is caused by a poor electrical ground on the carburetor fuel bowl vent solenoid. Vehicles may also have driveability problems while the engine is warming up in cold weather. These problems include engine missing, sags, and hesitation. This is caused by a sticking carburetor oxygen feedback solenoid.
Dealer will inspect carburetor and if necessary, the bowl vent solenoid will be repaired by resoldering (reconnecting) the external electrical connection free of charge. If applicable, the oxygen feedback sensor will be replaced.
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with 318 engines.system: fuel; carburetor, fuel bowl vent solenoid and oxygen feedback solenoid.consequences of defect: should the vehicle lose engine power, it might become ahazard to other drivers and may cause an accident.