1990 Plymouth Sundance Complaints and Reviews

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NHTSA Complaints and Reviews

Complaints and Reviews issued by the NHTSA for the 1990 Plymouth Sundance


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Car Component Date VIN City State Involved in Crash? Involved in fire? Description
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH 07 Jan 2002 1P3XP440121 PITTSBURGH PA No No VEHICLE WAS LEFT PARKED OUT OF GEAR AND REMOVED KEY FROM THE IGNITION SWITCH, CONDITION CAUSED VEHICLE TO ROLL FORWARD INTO A NEIGHBORS DRIVEWAY WALL. DEALER/MANUFACTURER WERE NOTIFIED. *AKTHE VEHICLE WAS NOT IN PARK YET THE DRIVER WAS ABLE TO REMOVE THE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No VEHICLE HAS EXPERIENCED MANY ENGINE RELATED PROBLEMS, THE VALVE COVER ALLOWS OIL TO SPILL ON ENGINE, DEALER REPAIRED, HOWEVER ENGINE STILL LEAKS OIL, DEALER STATED VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN RECALL 89V237 DUE TO VEHICLE WAS MADE MARCH OF 1990, OIL SENDIN
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No VEHICLE HAS EXPERIENCED ELECTRICAL RELATED PROBLEMS, BATTERY FAILED, IGNITION WIRES WERE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED CAUSING VEHICLE TO NOT START, AND SPARK PLUGS FAILED. *SLC
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No VEHICLE HAS EXPERIENCED ELECTRICAL RELATED PROBLEMS, BATTERY FAILED, IGNITION WIRES WERE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED CAUSING VEHICLE TO NOT START, AND SPARK PLUGS FAILED. *SLC
AIR BAGS 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No CONSUMER STATES AIRBAGS ARE A PROBLEM. *SLC
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No TRANSMISSION IS LEAKING AND DEALER ALSO REPAIRED WIRES IN TRANSMISSION SWITCH. *SLC
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No FUEL PUMP FAILED, FUEL HOSE WAS REPLACED, FUEL FILTER WAS REPLACED, AND O2 SENSOR FAILED. *SLC
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No BRAKES AND CYLINDERS CONSTANTLY BEING REPLACED, THERE IS ALSO BRAKE FLUID LEAKING. *SLC
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No FUEL PUMP FAILED, FUEL HOSE WAS REPLACED, FUEL FILTER WAS REPLACED, AND O2 SENSOR FAILED. *SLC
STRUCTURE 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No THERE IS A HOLE IN THE FLOORBOARD. *SLC
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP48D4LN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL No No DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT BELT DOES NOT RETRACT. *SLC
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 16 Mar 2001 1P3XP44K7LN CARBONDALE PA No No THE ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKET BLOWS OFF RESULTING IN LOSS OF OIL, THE CONSUMERS VEHICLE EXHIBITS THE SAME FAILURE DESCRIBED IN RECALL 89V-237 BUT THE CONSUMERS VEHICLE IS NOT INCLUDED DUE TO VIN. NLM
OTHER 05 Sep 2000 1P3XP48KOLN FEASTERVILLE PA No No NO SUMMARY
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 08 Sep 1999 1P3XP44K5LN FRESNO CA yes No VEHICLE INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT--DRIVER WAS INJURED MORE FROM THE AIR BAG THAN FROM THE IMPACT OF THE CRASH.
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER 09 Jul 1999 1P3XP44K5LM RIESEL TX No No WHILE DRIVING AT 60 MPH DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT BOLT BROKE, CAUSING CONSUMER'S SEAT TO FALL BACK A LITTLE. *AK
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 20 Apr 1999 1P3XP4H04LN WILLISTON VT No yes CAR WAS PARKED INSIDE OF THE PARKING LOT. CONSUMER WENT TO RESTARED THE VECHICLE AND IT BURST INTO FLAMES WHICH CAME FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *AK
STEERING 22 Feb 1999 1P3XP48D2LN KERNERSVILLE NC yes No DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 60 MPH, EXITING A RAMP AND BRAKES BECAME INOPERATIVE. ALSO, STEERING LOCKED UP, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT. *AK
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS 22 Feb 1999 1P3XP48D2LN KERNERSVILLE NC yes No DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 60 MPH, EXITING A RAMP AND BRAKES BECAME INOPERATIVE. ALSO, STEERING LOCKED UP, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT. *AK
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER 19 Jan 1999 1P3XP48K0LN WESTFORD MA yes No WHILE STOPPED IN A LEFT TURN LANE THE VEHICLE WAS HIT FROM BEHIND. THE IMPACT CAUSED BOTH THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEATBACKS TO COLLAPSE BACKWARD, CAUSING NECK STRAIN TO THE PASSENGER AND NECK & LOWER BACK STRAIN TO THE DRIVER.
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 12 Nov 1998 MUNCIE IN yes No THE VEHICLE WAS IN A FRONTAL CRASH AND AIRBAGS DEPLOYED AFTER THE COLLISION HAD TAKEN PLACE. DRIVER HIT HEAD ON STEERING WHEEL. ALSO THE THE SEAT BELTS DID NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN OWNER. *AK
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 12 Nov 1998 MUNCIE IN yes No THE VEHICLE WAS IN A FRONTAL CRASH AND AIRBAGS DEPLOYED AFTER THE COLLISION HAD TAKEN PLACE. DRIVER HIT HEAD ON STEERING WHEEL. ALSO THE THE SEAT BELTS DID NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN OWNER. *AK
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR 12 Nov 1998 MUNCIE IN yes No THE VEHICLE WAS IN A FRONTAL CRASH AND AIRBAGS DEPLOYED AFTER THE COLLISION HAD TAKEN PLACE. DRIVER HIT HEAD ON STEERING WHEEL. ALSO THE THE SEAT BELTS DID NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN OWNER. *AK
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 23 Sep 1998 1P3XP48K1LN CASTLEBERRY FL No No WAITING AT STOP LIGHT WHEN DRIVER'S SIDE AIR BAG SUDDENLY DEPLOYED FOR NO REASON. TOOK TO DEALER & HAD AIR BAG REPLACED. INSURANCE COMPANY LOOKING INTO PROBLEM. *AK
AIR BAGS 28 Jul 1998 1P3XP49K5LN FRESNO CA No No AIR BAG INFLATED CAUSING PHYSICAL DAMAGE, PERMANENT SCARES AND BRUISES WERE LEFTED.
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 15 Jun 1998 CHICAGO IL No No AFTER DRIVER OVER A SEWER COVER AT 30 TO 35 MPH, THE DRIVER'S SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYED, CUAISNG CONSUMER TO SUSTAIN BURNS TO SKIN. PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS. *AK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING 06 May 1998 1P3XP48K9LN BROOKLYN NY No yes WHILE PARKED AN ELECTRICAL SHORT IN THE WIRING, CAUSED THE VEHICLE TO CATCH ON FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. PLEASE PROVIDE ANY DETAILS. *AK
AIR BAGS 29 Apr 1998 FRESNO CA yes No VIOLENT DEPLOYMENT OF AIR BAG, CAUSING INJURIES TO CONSUMER.
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 27 Apr 1998 1P3XP4807LN PLEASANT GROVE UT No No HAD JUST STARTED VEHICLE, BEGAN TO PULL OUT OF DRIVEWAY WHEN DRIVER'S AIR BAG DEPLOYED UNEXPECTEDLY AND WITHOUT ANY WARNING, CAUSING THE CONSUMER TO SUSTAIN INJURIES ON FACE AND NECK. *AK
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 01 Jul 1997 1P3XP48D3LN DARLINGTON SC yes yes WHEN VEHICLE WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH, TRAVELING ABOUT 30 MPH . VEHICLE CRASHED INTO THE SIDE OF ANOTHER VEHICLE AND WHEN THE AIR BAG DEPLOYED IT CAUGHT ON FIRE. VEHICLE HAS NOT BEEN REPLACED. *AK
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 27 Jun 1997 1P3XP48K5LN VALLEY STREAM NY No No TRANSMISSION FAILED, CAUSING ACCIDENT.
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY 27 Jun 1997 1P3XP48K5LN VALLEY STREAM NY No No BOTH REAR SEAT BELT BUCKLES CAME APART.
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 18 Feb 1997 1P3XP48K9LN SCARSBOROUGH ME No No TRANSMISSION IS SLIPPING INTERMITTENTLY. *AK
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 31 Jan 1997 1P3XP48K91N SCARBOROUG ME No No TRANSMISSION IS SLIPPING AND CLOSE TO FAILING.
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 31 Jan 1997 1P3XP48K91N SCARBOROUG ME No No TRANSMISSION IS SLIPPING AND CLOSE TO FAILING.
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH 22 Jan 1997 1P3XP48D2LN BROOKLYN MI No No KEYS CAN BE REMOVED FROM IGNITION SWITCH WITHOUT GEAR BEING IN PARK POSITION, ALLOWING VEHICLE TO ROLL FORWARD/BACKWARDS.
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No TURN SIGNAL FAILURE, ALSO REPLACED LEAKING ENGINE GASKET AND STRUT ROD. *AK
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No TURN SIGNAL FAILURE, ALSO REPLACED LEAKING ENGINE GASKET AND STRUT ROD. *AK
SUSPENSION 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No TURN SIGNAL FAILURE, ALSO REPLACED LEAKING ENGINE GASKET AND STRUT ROD. *AK
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No REPLACED LEAKING OIL GASKET SEAL, ALSO TURN SIGNAL SWITCH FAILED ANS STRUT RODS MALFUNCTIONED. *AK
SUSPENSION 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No REPLACED LEAKING OIL GASKET SEAL, ALSO TURN SIGNAL SWITCH FAILED ANS STRUT RODS MALFUNCTIONED. *AK
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 10 Sep 1996 1P3XP48D6LN LEXINGTON KY No No REPLACED LEAKING OIL GASKET SEAL, ALSO TURN SIGNAL SWITCH FAILED ANS STRUT RODS MALFUNCTIONED. *AK
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID 10 Sep 1996 ALEXANDRIA VA No No IN HOT WEATHER CONDITIONS THE TRUNK LID DOES NOT STAY IN THE UP POSITION.*AK
WHEELS 30 Aug 1996 1P3XP44D7LN FREEMONT CA yes No WHILE DRIVING REAR WHEEL BROKE AND THE VEHICLE JUMPED THE CURVE AND THE SEAT BELT DID NOT RETAIN THE DRIVER IN THE SEAT. ALSO THE AIR BAG DID NOT DEPLOY UNTILL THE VEHICLE HAD CAME TO AN COMPLETE STOP.*AK
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE 30 Aug 1996 1P3XP44D7LN FREEMONT CA yes No WHILE DRIVING REAR WHEEL BROKE AND THE VEHICLE JUMPED THE CURVE AND THE SEAT BELT DID NOT RETAIN THE DRIVER IN THE SEAT. ALSO THE AIR BAG DID NOT DEPLOY UNTILL THE VEHICLE HAD CAME TO AN COMPLETE STOP.*AK
SEAT BELTS:FRONT 30 Aug 1996 1P3XP44D7LN FREEMONT CA yes No WHILE DRIVING REAR WHEEL BROKE AND THE VEHICLE JUMPED THE CURVE AND THE SEAT BELT DID NOT RETAIN THE DRIVER IN THE SEAT. ALSO THE AIR BAG DID NOT DEPLOY UNTILL THE VEHICLE HAD CAME TO AN COMPLETE STOP.*AK
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 22 Jul 1996 PLUGERVILLE TX yes No CONSUMER REAR ENDED A TRUCK AND THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYED, THERE WAS A FLAME THAT CAME OUT OF THE AIR BAG, CAUSING THIRD DEGREE BURNS. *AK
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL 02 May 1996 ABINGDON VA No No FALSE DEPLOYMENT OF DRIVERS AIR BAG, RESULTING IN INJURIES. (ATTORNEY FOR CLIENT) *DSH
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER 04 Apr 1996 GLENWOOD NJ No No AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR FAILED. *SD
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE 05 Mar 1996 LOUISVILLE KY No No W/HATCHBACK; STRUTS THAT SUPPORT HATCH WHEN UPRIGHT SEEM TO FAIL/WEAKEN WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE 30 DEGREES OR BELOW STRIKING OWNER IN HEAD. PLEASE DESCRIBE DETAIL
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE 05 Mar 1996 LOUISVILLE KY No No W/HATCHBACK; STRUTS THAT SUPPORT HATCH WHEN UPRIGHT SEEM TO FAIL/WEAKEN WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE 30 DEGREES OR BELOW STRIKING OWNER IN HEAD. PLEASE DESCRIBE DETAIL
 
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