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Recall 97V183000

Cadillac Recalls 1998 Deville and Eldorado Vehicles Due to Misrouted Wiring Near Throttle

Drive Train, November 1, 1997
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

Cadillac has recalled 1998 Devillle and Eldorado vehicles because the purge evaporate emissions wiring harness was improperly routed. This could interfere with the speed control and throttle linkage, and may cause the throttle to stay open. Dealers will inspect the harness for proper routing and then install a tie strap to the harness.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 1, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V183000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,611

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, HEARSES AND LIMOUSINES. THE CANISTER PURGE EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS HARNESS ON THESE VEHICLES WAS MISROUTED.

Consequence: THE HARNESS COULD INTERFERE WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL AND THROTTLE LINKAGE PREVENTING RETURN TO A CLOSED THROTTLE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR PROPER ROUTING OF THE HARNESS, CORRECT AS NECESSARY, AND INSTALL A PLASTIC TIE STRAP TO THE HARNESS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE OCTOBER OR EARLY NOVEMBER 1997. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLE TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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