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Cadillac DeVille recall 00V021000

Cadillac Recalls 2000 DeVilles Due to Cruise Control Cable Fitment Issue
Drive Train, March 23, 2000

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Cadillac has recalled 2000 DeVille vehicles due to an improper routing of the cruise control cable. The cable end may contact the brake master cylinder and fracture, which may cause the throttle to remain open. Dealers will install a new cruise control cable bracket and replace the cable if necessary.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Mfr's Report Date:
March 23, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V021000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 61

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIMOUSINES. DURING NORMAL ENGINE ROLL, THE PLASTIC END FITTING OF THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD CONTACT THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER AND FRACTURE. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."

Consequence: THE FRACTURE COULD PREVENT FULL CLOSING OF THE THROTTLE AND CAUSE A SMALL INCREASE IN ENGINE RPM IN DRIVE WITH THE BRAKE APPLIED.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW CRUISE CONTROL BRACKET AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 00001. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 23, 2000.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 CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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