Chrysler Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint


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Chrysler Cirrus 1995
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1997
Location:
Cherry Hill, NJ

when traveling on the highway the upper ball joint broke, causing the consumer to lose control of the vehicle, pe97-009. consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer replaced the upper ball joint. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EJ56H05N. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Chrysler Sebring 1995
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 28, 1998
Location:
Riverside, CA

recall 97v20100o; was driving approximately 5mph when a dip in road appeared. drove through dip & the entire front end had collapsed. the vehicle was inspected by dealer prior to sale & no problem. had vehicle towed to dealer. the upper ball joints had separtated. had no steering or control of vehicle. the manufacturer was notified. informed owner it should not have happened. would be calling owner back. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3AU42N0SE. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 5 mph.

Chrysler Cirrus 1995
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Dec 27, 1999
Location:
Detroit, MI

while driving on highway heard a rubbing noise. pulled over, and two rear tires were turned in. contacted dealer, and was told that upper control arm broke because they were not properly lubricated. was also told that this vehicle was not designed where consumer could reach to lubricate. in addition, vehicle was making noise when putting it in reverse, and was not able to steer car because power steering pump seal went out and fluid leaked onto the ground. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EJ56H2SN. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Chrysler Sebring 1997
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 26, 2000
Location:
Grand Rapids, MI

while driving down town inside steering wheel was squaeking really badly, mechanic said front left ball joint has gone bad. took vehicle to dealer, and dealer was very rude and could not help. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3AU42N8VE. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Chrysler SEBRING 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler SEBRING 1997 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Chrysler New Yorker 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Arkin, OH

consumer contacted dealer in reference to recall number 92v015000 concerning front control arm: upper ball joints. dealer refused to correct the recall problem. please provide any further details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2C3ED56F7RH. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Chrysler Sebring 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 24, 2000
Location:
Oklahoma, OK

consumer contacted dealer in reference to recall number 99v066003/ manufacturer's recall 827. dealer stated recall work needed no correction. consumer stated when driving at 5 mph and upon making a left hand turn, right front wheel came off the axle. please provide any further details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3AU42Y3TE. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Chrysler Sebring 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Location:
Jenks, OK

right/left ball joints fell off while vehicle was mobile. *ak

Mileage was 60141 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3A452N1TE. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Chrysler Cirrus 1995
Chrysler Group Llc
Location:
Plymouth, MI

while driving at 60/70 mph, there was a loud noise from the rear of vehicle. consumer pulled vehicle over. upon inspection of the vehicle, consumer noticed rear driver's side wheel was out of line, and almost came completely off. had vehicle towed to dealership. the mechanic replaced the ball joints because they had broken apart. also serviced the driver's side rear wheel and tire.*ak

Mileage was 97000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EJ56H5SN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Chrysler Town And Country 1996
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 31, 2003
Location:
Dumfries, VA

while driving 5 mph in reverse and turning left into a parking space passenger's side front wheel separated from the suspension, and vehicle collapsed. independent shop stated that ball joints pins were rusted and broke. there were no injuries. *ak *nm

Mileage was 138800 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4GP54R2TB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Chrysler TOWN AND COUNTRY 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler TOWN AND COUNTRY 1996 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 5 mph. Dealer's name: Cowles . Dealer's city: Woodbridge . Dealer's state code: VA.

Chrysler Sebring 1998
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 29, 2003
Location:
Martinsville, VA

due to problems with ball joint and vibrations when trying to stop vehicle i ran into the back of a truck and pushed that truck into the back of a mercedes. the impact was significant and resulted in a hole in the front of my 98 chrysler sebring lxi. luckily, no one was hurt. the driver of the mercedes was anxious to leave the scene and since there was no damage to the truck i hit, everyone agreed not to stick around for the police. the air bag did not deploy. about a year and a half ago my son, who was 18 years old at the time, was driving and when he failed to stop at a stop sign he ran into the side of someone else's car. this incident was reported to the police and there was a couple thousand dollars worth of damage to my car, not counting the damage to the other vehicle. the air bag did not deploy. my son bumped his head, but thankfully, was not seriously hurt.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 129000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3AU52N8WE. Vehicle was purchased on June 29, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Chrysler SEBRING 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler SEBRING 1998 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Chrysler Sebring 1995
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2004
Location:
Sardis, OH

while driving 10 mph front upper ball joints snapped. this caused a vehicle collision. dealership was notified,but did not resolve the problem. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 108000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE PROV. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Chrysler Sebring 2001
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 19, 2004
Location:
Lake City, SC

while driving 25 mph consumer heard a sound coming from the rear. consumer pulled to the side, and noticed that the vehicle was leaning to the left. vehicle was taken to the mechanic for inspection, and mechanic determined that the ball joints needed to be replaced. *ak *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EL56U31N. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler SEBRING 2001 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph. Dealer's name: Floyd Motors . Dealer's telephone number: 843-394-8558 . Dealer's city: Lake City . Dealer's state code: SC. Dealer's zipcode: 29560 .

Chrysler Sebring 2000
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
June 15, 2004
Location:
Henderson, NV

while driving consumer heard a loud noise coming from the front of the vehicle. consumer took the vehicle to the dealership, and mechanic determined that the right upper ball joint failed. *ak

Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Chrysler SEBRING 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Chrysler Lhs 2000
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 11, 2004
Location:
Syracuse, NY

the upper ball joints and the tie rods malfunctioned. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 93000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2C3HC56GXYH. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler LHS 2000 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Chrysler 300m 2004
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 03, 2004
Location:
Mukwonago, WI

while pulling out of the driveway the upper ball joints failed. as a result, the front end collapsed. *ak *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 361 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2C3HE76K84H. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 27, 2004. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler 300M 2004 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Wilde Dodge Chrysler . Dealer's telephone number: 262-544-5400 . Dealer's city: Waukesha . Dealer's state code: WI. Dealer's zipcode: 53186 .

Chrysler Sebring Coupe 2002
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 05, 2004
Location:
Aliquippa, PA

while driving 15 mph, the consumer heard a loud knocking noise coming from the front of the vehicle, then suddenly, the top of upper ball joint on left front wheel came off, which caused the consumer to lose control of the vehicle. the vehicle was driven slowky to a body shop for inspection. the mechanic informed the driver that the upper ball joint was broken and needed to be replaced. *jb...*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EL56R32N. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Chrysler SEBRING COUPE 2002 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Chrysler Pt Cruiser 2001
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Dec 29, 2004
Location:
Jacksonville, AR

a knocking noise was coming from the front of the vehicle. the consumer was able drive to the dealer. the mechanic informed the driver that the left and right upper ball joints needed to be replaced. please fill in additional information. *jb *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 70000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3C8FY4BB01T. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Chrysler PT CRUISER 2001 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler PT CRUISER 2001 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO.

Chrysler Sebring 1998
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 31, 2004
Location:
Burlington, WI

the left front came off while traveling 40 mph. vehicle was towed. dealer made the repairs to the upper ball joint. manufacturer told the consumer to take the vehicle to another dealer.*ak on 12/31/04 the left front wheel dislocated from vehicle, cause was due to failure of lower lateral ball joint which is noted in safety recall 00v421002. daimler chrysler has refused to provide compensation for damages to vehicle and expenses. *bf

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Mileage was 188000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4C3AU52N4WE. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Chrysler SEBRING 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler SEBRING 1998 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph. Dealer's name: Unknown .

Chrysler Sebring 1997
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 14, 2005
Location:
Cyril, OK

while pulling inside the parking lot vehicle collaspsed to the ground. driver noticed that right side collasped,but the left side was normal. driver had the vehicle towed to the residence, and then contacted a mechanic. the mechanic determined that the right upper ball joints needed to be replaced due to corrosion. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3C3BL55H6WT. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Chrysler SEBRING 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Chrysler SEBRING 1997 Suspension Front Control Arm Upper Ball Joint Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Chrysler Sebring 2003
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 04, 2005
Location:
Arlington, TX

while driving over a speed bump in cold weather consumer heard a rattling noise coming from the front end. dealership informed the consumer that front upper control arm prematurely wore out. *ak

Mileage was 32000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C3EL46X53N. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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