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

July 17, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V101000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE90056

Component:

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Potential Number of Units Affected:

111,000

Summary:

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE SNAP RING THAT LOCATES THE PARK GEAR ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT OF THE TRANSMISSION MAY FRACTURE.

Consequence:

WHEN THE GEAR IS PLACED IN PARK, THE PARK GEAR WOULD NOT ENGAGE, ALLOWING THE TRUCK TO ROLL FREELY IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT PROPERLY SET. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

INSTALL IMPROVED SNAP RING AND REVISED TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING.

Notes:

SYSTEM: PARK GEAR SNAP RING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4 X 2 LIGHT TRUCKS AND VANS EQUIPPED WITH ONE-PIECE DRIVESHAFT AND AN E40D TRANSMISSION.

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