Stratus V6-2.5L VIN H (1997)
Ball Joint: All Technical Service Bulletins
Recall 97V201000: Control Arm/Ball Joint Separation
The lower control arm ball joint can separate due to loss of lubrication.
Separation of the ball joint could cause a loss of steering control increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Dealers will inspect the ball joint end housing cover seal for leakage with a high pressure air tester and the rubber boot will be visually inspected for
damage. If the cover seal leaks or the boot is damaged, the lower control arm will be replaced.
Owner notification began December 15, 1997. 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.