Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 22, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V007000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

225

Summary:

POWER STEERING PUMP BRACKET IS SUBJECT TO BREAKAGE DUE TO EXCESSIVE TENSION CAUSED BY A LACK OF CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE PUMP MOUNTING BRACKET AND SEALING FLANGE EDGE OF THE OIL PAN.

Consequence:

BRACKET BREAKAGE COULD ALLOW POWER STEERING PUMP TO LOOSEN AND DRIVE BELT TO SLIP, RESULTING IN THE NEED FOR UNEXPECTED INCREASED STEERING FORCE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

REPLACE POWER STEERING PUMP BRACKET.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING POWER ASSIST.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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