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Isuzu Rodeo Recall 91V118000

Recall 91V118000

Drive Train, July 17, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 17, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V118000

NHTSA Action Number: RQ91010

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,023

Summary: THE TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL GAUGES (DIP STICKS) INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES ARE NOT TO DESIGNED SPECIFICATIONS. THE GAUGE INDICATES THAT TRANSMISSION FLUID SHOULD BE ADDED WHEN IT IS AT THE CORRECT LEVEL.

Consequence: ADDING MORE TRANSMISSION FLUID THAN REQUIRED WILL CAUSETHE FLUID TO LEAK THROUGH THE FLUID LEVEL GAUGE TUBE ONTO THE MANIFOLD AS THEENGINE TEMPERATURE RISES. THIS CREATES A POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.

Remedy: REPLACE OIL LEVEL GAUGE AND NOTIFY OWNERS TO USE ONLY THE SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID.

Notes: SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH V6 ENGINES ANDAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VEHICLES.NOTE: THIS RECALL IS AN ADDITION OF THE 1991 ISUZU RODEO TO 90V167000.

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