Buick Century Recall 93V162000

Recall 93V162000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer'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.

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