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Recall 90V001000

Recall 90V001000

Electrical & Lights, March 5, 1990
Affected Cars

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 5, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V001000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 24,379

Summary: ABRASION ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT CARD IN THE COMBINATION NEUTRAL SAFETY/BACKUP LAMP SWITCH OPERATED BY THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEAR SELECTOR MAY CAUSE RESIDUE TO COLLECT IN ELECTRICAL AREA ON THE CIRCUIT CARD.

Consequence: THIS COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING OF THE SWITCH ASSEMBLY WITHSMOKE AND POSSIBLY A FIRE IN THE CENTER CONSOLE AREA.

Remedy: ADD AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT, INCLUDING A RELAY, TO THE BACKUP LAMP CIRCUIT TO REDUCE THE CURRENT THAT CAN FLOW THROUGH THE COMBINATION SWITCH.

Notes: SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.

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