1989 RENAULT MEDALLION Recall - Recall ID 6881

1989 RENAULT MEDALLION Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V226000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: RENAULT 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: MEDALLION 
Model Year: 1989 
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Mfg Component Desc: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM 
Mfg Involved in Recall: CHRYSLER CORPORATION 
Manufacture Dates: 01-01-87 through 07-31-88 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 32,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 02-01-98 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: RENAULT, INCORPORATED 
Report Recieved Date: 12-09-97 
Record Creation Date: 12-18-97 
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEATER CORE END CAP CAN FAIL DUE TO MATERIAL STRENGTH DETERIORATION OCCURRING OVER TIME WITH EXPOSURE TO HIGH TEMPERATURE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM FLUID. 
Consequence Summary: FAILURE WILL ALLOW THE DISCHARGE OF COOLING SYSTEM STEAM INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAUSING REDUCED DRIVER VISIBILITY. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A COOLANT TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED HEATER CORE FLUID BYPASS VALVE. 
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 1, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393. 
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1989 RENAULT MEDALLION Recall - Recall ID 6881 for RENAULT MEDALLION ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

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