Buick Century Recall 94V008000

Recall 94V008000

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

February 17, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

94V008000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

49,047

Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A PRIMARY ACCELERATOR CONTROL SPRING FAILURE, THE SECONDARY (BACK-UP) ACCELERATOR CONTROL RETURN SPRING WILL NOT RETURN THE THROTTLE TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION, AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM."

Consequence:

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SECONDARY THROTTLE RETURN SPRING.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL RETURN SPRING; FMVSS NO. 214.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH 3.1L L82 ENGINES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE,PLEASE CONTACT BUICK SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300 OR CONTACT OLDSMOBILE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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