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Subaru Legacy recall 91V082000

Recall 91V082000
Drive Train, July 5, 1991
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991

Mfr's Report Date:
July 5, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V082000

NHTSA Action Number: PE91039

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 76000

Summary: UNDER CERTAIN LOAD CONDITIONS, THE PARK GEAR MAY NOT DISENGAGE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION LEVER IS MOVED FROM PARK TO REVERSE.

Consequence: DELAYED RELEASE OF TRANSMISSION FROM PARK CAUSES DELAYEDAND POSSIBLY ABRUPT VEHICLE MOVEMENT THAT COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: INSTALL A MODIFIED PARKING BRAKE PAWL TO PREVENT DELAYED RELEASE INTO REVERSE GEAR.

Notes: SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION PARK GEAR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED AUTOMATICTRANSMISSIONS (4EAT).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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