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1996 Summit LX Wagon POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Recall

On October 05, 1998, the NHTSA and Eagle announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. Learn more about this problem below.
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1996 Summit LX Wagon POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Recall

Recall ID # 98V168003 - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Date
OCT 05, 1998

Model Affected
1996 EAGLE SUMMIT

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ALL WHEEL DRIVE PASSENGER VEHICLES. LOCKUP OF THE TRANSFER CASE CAN OCCUR DUE TO INSUFFICIENT LUBRICATION.

Defect Consenquence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES FOR ADEQUACY OF THE TRANSFER CASE OIL VOLUME, TRANSFER CASE OIL LEAKAGE, AND OPERATIONAL DEGRADATION OF THE TRANSFER CASE MECHANISM. IF OIL VOLUME IS INSUFFICIENT, THE APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF OIL WILL BE ADDED. IF THERE IS TRANSFER CASE OIL LEAKAGE, AFFECTED COMPONENTS WILL BE REPLACED. IF THE TRANSFER CASE SHOWS OPERATIONAL DEGRADATION, THE TRANSFER CASE WILL BE REPLACED.

Units Affected
6198

Notes
CHRYSLER CORPORATION
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