Pontiac Sunbird Recall 92V048000

Recall 92V048000

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

22,452

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.

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