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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1990 Chrysler New Yorker (6/13/1996)

Campaign Number: 96V099000
Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Description: THE ABS HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT CAN EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE BRAKE ACTUATOR PISTON SEAL WEAR CAUSING PUMP-MOTOR DETERIORATION.
Defect: 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.
Corrective Action: 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.

1990 Chrysler New Yorker (11/1/1991)

Campaign Number: 91V191000
Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Description: THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM HIGH PRESSURE HOSE MAY LEAK OR DETACH AT ITS CRIMPED END FITTING RESULTING IN THE DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.
Defect: FLUID DISCHARGE EVENTUALLY CAUSES THE LOSS OF BOTH THEANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM AND HYDRAULIC ASSIST FOR THE BRAKE SYSTEM, RESULTING ININCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF BRAKE LOCKUP AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, WHICHCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Corrective Action: REPLACE THE ABS HIGH PRESSURE HOSE WITH A HOSE OF DIFFERENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

1990 Chrysler New Yorker (10/2/1991)

Campaign Number: 91V004000
Component Name: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Description: WATER LEAKING UNDER WINDSHIELD COWL IN AREA ABOVE HEATER BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK RESULTS IN CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS.
Defect: CORROSION OF THE RESISTOR TERMINALS INCREASES ELECTRICALRESISTANCE, LEADING TO OVERHEATING AND POSSBLE IGNITION OF THE WIRING CONNECTORSAND INSULATION, CAUSING A FIRE IN THE COWL AREA.
Corrective Action: THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK WILL BE REPLACED, AND A MASTIC PATCH APPLIED TO SEAL THE COWL AGAINST WATER ENTRY. DAMAGED WIRE CONNECTORS WILL BE REPLACED.