Recall 90V167000

Recall 90V167000

Affected Cars:
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

October 15, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V167000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected:

17,048

Summary:

PUTTING IN MORE TRANSMISSION OIL THAN SPECIFIED CAN CAUSE OIL TO BLEED THROUGH AIR GROOVE ON TO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD IF OIL TEMPERATURE RISES.

Consequence:

THIS COULD CAUSE SMOKE EMISSION FROM THE MANIFOLD, WHICHCOULD IGNITE RUBBER HOSES AND RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy:

REPLACE OIL LEVEL GAUGE AND NOTIFY OWNERS TO USE ONLY THE SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID.

Notes:

SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL GAUGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH V6 ENGINES AND ONLYAUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VEHICLES.

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