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Resource ID: #14369
Subject: Automobiles
Source: WFLD-TV (Chicago)
Date: April 24, 1997 and May 16, 1997



This story revealed that defective bolts on 1991-1993 Chrysler Minivans were causing rear liftgates to collapse without warning, causing injuries to minivan owners and their children. Although Chrysler denied being aware of a problem, the automaker had received hundreds of letters complaining about collapsing liftgates.

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