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All car recall 92V124000

Recall 92V124000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Buick Century 1990, 1991
Chevrolet Celebrity 1990
Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 1990, 1991

Body, Interior & Misc., September 24, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V124000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 319181

Summary: THE POWER SEAT OR RECLINER WIRING HARNESS CAN BE PINCHED OR CAN CHAFE ON THE SEAT FRAME OR SPRING SUPPORT ROD, WEARING THROUGH THE WIRE INSULATION AND CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

Consequence: THE HIGH CURRENT CAUSED BY THE ELECTRICAL SHORT WELDS THECIRCUIT BREAKER ELEMENTS TOGETHER IN THE CLOSED POSITION, LEAVING THE CIRCUITUNPROTECTED AND GENERATING SUFFICIENT HEAT TO BURN THE WIRE INSULATION ANDIGNITE THE SEAT CUSHION MATERIAL.

Remedy: REPAIR ANY ABRADED WIRING AND REROUTE THE WIRING HARNESS USING A WIRING HARNESS CLIP.

Notes: SYSTEM: INTERIOR: SEATING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 6 WAY POWER SEATS OR POWER RECLINERS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration