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Porsche 911 Recall 92V142000

Recall 92V142000

Drive Train, October 26, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991, 1992

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 26, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V142000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,091

Summary: THE BALL SOCKETS ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BREAK, ALLOWING THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE TO BECOME DETACHED ON ONE END AND JAM ON NEARBY COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD IMPAIR THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION.

Consequence: IMPAIRED THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION COULD PREVENT THEENGINE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE, RESULTING IN UNWANTED ENGINE SPEED AND POSSIBLEVEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE THE CURRENT PLASTIC BALL SOCKETS WITH A NEW LINKAGE USING STEEL BALL SOCKETS, AND LUBRICATE THE CRUISE CONTROL RELAY LEVER. OWNERS ARE ADVISED NOT TO USE THE CRUISE CONTROL UNTIL THE MODIFICATION IS INSTALLED.

Notes: SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; CARRERA 2 AND CARRERA 4 MODELS.

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