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Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) recall 92V127000

Recall 92V127000
Brakes, September 25, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1992

Mfr's Report Date:
September 25, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V127000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

Potential Number of Units Affected: 246

Summary: THE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY HAS A PUSHROD PIN THAT IS TOO SMALL AND IT IS INSTALLED IN THE WRONG POSITION, CAUSING AN INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL RATIO AND A DECREASED MASTER CYLINDER STROKE.

Consequence: THE REDUCED MASTER CYLINDER STROKE RESULTS IN FAILURE TOMEET THE PARTIAL SYSTEM FAILURE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKESYSTEMS". A FURTHER REDUCTION IN BRAKING ABILITY AT A TIME WHEN PARTIAL SYSTEMFAILURE HAS OCCURRED COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy: REPLACE THE BRAKE ASSEMBLY.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKES: BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS EQUIPPED WITH VACUUM POWER BRAKES.NOTE: FMVSS 105 REQUIRES THAT HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS HAVE AN EMERGENCY FEATUREWHICH STOPS THE VEHICLE UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS. ALL HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMSARE DESIGNED WITH A SPLIT SYSTEM. EACH SPLIT WORKS INDEPENDENTLY FROM THE OTHER.THE PARTIAL SYSTEM FAILURE TEST OF THE FMVSS IS PERFORMED WITH ONE OF THE SPLITSYSTEMS INOPERATIVE.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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