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Pontiac Sunbird recall 92V048000

Recall 92V048000
Drive Train, April 7, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1992

Mfr's Report Date:
April 7, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V048000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 22452

Summary: THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN KINKED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. THE KINK IN THE CABLE CAN CAUSE EITHER A HIGH EFFORT ACCELERATOR CABLE, STICKING ACCELERATOR CABLE, OR A BROKEN ACCELERATOR CABLE.

Consequence: IF THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE STICKS OR BREAKS IT CANRESULT IN LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL. IF LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL OCCURS WHILE THEVEHICLE IS IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy: REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE ASSEMBLY.

Notes: SYSTEM: ACCELERATOR CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CAR.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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