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For Models: Jeep Wrangler

Electrical & Lights, July 21, 1993

Summary: SALT CORROSION PRODUCTS BETWEEN THE STARTER SOLENOID WIRE AND THE ADJACENT BATTERY FEED IN THE BULKHEAD CONNECTOR MAY SHORT THESE CONNECTIONS, CAUSING THE CIRCUIT TO BYPASS THE IGNITION KEY CONTROL OF THE STARTER MOTOR SOLENOID. THE CAR CAN START WITHOUT THE STARTER SEQUENCE BEING INITIATED BY THE IGNITION KEY IN THE IGNITION LOCK.

For Models: Dodge Dakota

Brakes, July 20, 1993

Summary: SOME OF THE ABS EQUIPPED VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN UNDERSIZED BRAKE RETURN CHECK VALVE. IN INCIDENTS WHERE HARD BRAKE PEDAL EFFORT IS APPLIED ON LOW FRICTION ROAD SURFACES, LIKE RAIN COVERED STREETS, THE VALVES MAY FAIL, CAUSING THE ABS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE. THIS CREATES EXCESS BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND MAY CAUSE THE ABS WARNING LIGHT TO COME ON.

For Models: Chevrolet S10

Body, Interior & Misc., July 15, 1993

Summary: THE OUTBOARD REAR SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLY WILL NOT RELEASE THE WEBBING FROM THE RETRACTED POSITION. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

For Models: Ford Bronco, Ford F-150

Drive Train, July 9, 1993

Summary: THE TRANSFER CASES HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH THE WRONG ELECTRIC SHIFT MOTOR. THE TRANSFER CASES CAN SLIP OUT OF THE 4 X 4 HIGH GEAR POSITION DURING COASTING IN FORWARD GEARS OR WITH POWER APPLIED IN REVERSE GEAR.

For Models: Ford Probe

Body, Interior & Misc., June 25, 1993

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LOWER PIVOT PIN THAT JOINS THE LIFTGATE GAS STRUT TO THE BODY CAN SEPARATE FROM THE LOWER STRUT MOUNTING BRACKET DUE TO AN UNDERSIZED RIVET HEAD.

For Models: Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer

Electrical & Lights, June 25, 1993

Summary: THE ROLL PINS SECURING THE IGNITION LOCK IN THE STEERING COLUMN HOUSING CAN SEPARATE OR MOVE OUT OF POSITION.

For Models: Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Engine, June 21, 1993

Summary: THE FUEL FEED AND RETURN LINES TO THE ENGINE FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM WERE NOT FULLY ASSEMBLED AND LOCKED. THE LINES CAN WORK LOOSE, CAUSING A FUEL LEAK IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

For Models: Saturn SC2, Saturn SL2, Saturn SW2

Electrical & Lights, June 12, 1993

Summary: THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL AT THE STARTER SOLENOID MAY BE FORMED INCORRECTLY. INCORRECTLY FORMED TERMINALS CAN CONTACT THE STARTER SOLENOID HOUSING AND CAUSE AN ELECTRIC SHORT CIRCUIT.

For Models: Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Passat

Drive Train, June 11, 1993

Summary: THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

For Models: BMW 318i, BMW 318is, BMW 325i, BMW 325iX, BMW 325is, BMW M3

Body, Interior & Misc., June 4, 1993

Summary: THE MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF A COOLANT SYSTEM COMPONENT RESULTS IN SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED COOLANT TEMPERATURE AND A RESULTING INCREASE IN SYSTEM PRESSURE.

For Models: Mitsubishi 3000GT

Drive Train, June 3, 1993

Summary: A CONDITION EXISTS THAT ALLOWS OIL TO LEAK FROM THE ALL WHEEL DRIVE TRANSFER CASE. LOW OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN CAUSE BEARING DAMAGE AND FAILURE.

For Models: Volvo 940

Drive Train, June 3, 1993

Summary: PLASTIC HOOD INSULATION CLIP(S) WAS(WERE) INADVERTENTLY DROPPED INTO THE HOSE BETWEEN THE CHARGE AIR COOLER AND THE THROTTLE HOUSING WHICH CAN INTERFERE WITH THE THROTTLE OPERATION.

For Models: Jeep Cherokee

Body, Interior & Misc., June 1, 1993

Summary: THE TIRE AND WHEEL SPECIFICATION INFORMATION ON THE CERTIFICATION LABEL INDICATES A MINIMUM TIRE SIZE LARGER THAN THE TIRE ACTUALLY FITTED TO THE VEHICLE. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

For Models: Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Brakes, May 14, 1993

Summary: DURING THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE AIR FILTER HOUSING WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE, IT IS POSSIBLE TO MISROUTE THE PREFORMED VACUUM HOSE AND DAMAGE THE CHECK VALVE IN THE VACUUM HOSE. IF THE CHECK VALVE IS DAMAGED, LOSS OF SUFFICIENT BRAKE POWER ASSIST WILL OCCUR.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Brakes, May 7, 1993

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1993 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles equipped with anti-lock brake systems (ABS). The incorrect ABS controller may be installed on the vehicle, which could result in insufficient braking ability. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the controller with the correct unit.

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