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Chevrolet Corvette Recall 92V160000

Recall 92V160000

Suspension & Steering, October 30, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1992, 1993

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 30, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V160000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,152

Summary: THE POWER STEERING GEAR INLET HOSE ON THESE VEHICLES CAN FRACTURE, CAUSING POWER STEERING FLUID TO SPRAY FROM HOSE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Consequence: THE POWER STEERING FLUID IS FLAMMABLE AND COULD CAUSEAN UNDERHOOD FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Remedy: REPLACE THE POWER STEERING GEAR INLET HOSE WITH AN IMPROVED DESIGN.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH LT1 ENGINES.

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