Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

December 11, 1989

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

89V234000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

4,000

Summary:

THROTTLE LEVER MAY CONTACT THROTTLE BODY AIR INLET TUBE, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THROTTLE REMAINING OPEN FOLLOWING RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FROM THE FULL-THROTTLE POSITION IN TRUCKS WITH 4.0L ENGINES.

Consequence:

UNCONTROLLED ACCELERATION COULD CREATE LACK OF CONTROL AND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

MANUFACTURER WILL REPLACE AIR INLET TUBE WITH NEWLY DESIGNED REPLACEMENT WITH AN INCREASED THROTTLE LEVER-TO-INLET TUBE CLEARANCE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL.VEHICLE CATEGORY: LIGHT TRUCK.

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