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Buick Century recall 93V162000

Recall 93V162000
Drive Train, October 21, 1993
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1994

Mfr's Report Date:
October 21, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 93V162000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 579

Summary: THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE MAY SEPARATE FROM THE CONDUIT END FITTING WHILE ENGAGED AND ACCELERATOR CONTROL COULD BE LOST.

Consequence: LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL MAY NOT REDUCE ENGINE SPEEDTO A LEVEL ANTICIPATED BY THE DRIVER. ALTHOUGH THE VEHICLE CAN STILL BE STOPPEDWITH THE SERVICE BRAKE, LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLECRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy: REPLACE THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE.

Notes: SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; SPEED CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 3.1L ENGINES AND CRUISE CONTROL.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT BUICK SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-521-7000 OR OLDSMOBILE SERVICE CENTERAT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETYADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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