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Recall 92V092000

Recall 92V092000

Drive Train, August 15, 1992
Affected Cars

Porsche

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: August 15, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V092000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 145

Summary: A PLASTIC FILLER PIECE LOCATED IN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WAS INSTALLED WITHOUT SUFFICIENT SUPPORT. THIS FILLER PIECE CAN MOVE BECAUSE OF THE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE IN THE SYSTEM, AND NOT ALLOW THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO KICK DOWN TO A LOWER GEAR.

Consequence: IF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS PUSHED INTO THE KICK-DOWNPOSITION, THE EXPECTED ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE MAY NOT OCCUR DUE TOINTERFERENCE OF THE FILLER PIECE. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT DURING AVEHICLE PASSING MANUEVER.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW FILLER PIECE WHICH HAS A SECURING BRACE TO PREVENT MOVEMENT.

Notes: SYSTEM: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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