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Chevrolet Caprice recall 95V221000

Recall 95V221000
Drive Train, December 13, 1995
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995

Mfr's Report Date:
December 13, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V221000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 83400

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL LINKAGE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION."

Consequence: CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IT MAY BE POSSIBLE TO SHIFT FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTING FROM THE UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF A PARKED VEHICLE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE SHIFT CONTROL LINKAGE SYSTEM.

Notes: SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION; AUTOMATIC; LEVER AND LINKAGE; COLUMN, FMVSS NO. 114.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; OR BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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