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BMW 735i Recall 92V101000

Drive Train, September 11, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 11, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
637
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V101000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
SOME OF THESE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A THROTTLE HOUSING ON WHICH THE THROTTLE VALVE SHAFT RETAINING NUT WAS NOT SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED.
Consequence
IF THE NUT WERE TO LOOSEN, MOVEMENT OF THE THROTTLE VALVECOULD BE IMPAIRED, RESULTING IN THE VEHICLE BEING UNABLE TO DECELERATE WHEN THEGAS PEDAL IS RELEASED.
Remedy
THOSE THROTTLE HOUSINGS WITH SUSPECT MANUFACTURING CODES WILL HAVE THE THROTTLE VALVE SHIFT RETAINING NUT TORQUE TESTED, AND THOSE WITH INSUFFICIENT NUT TORQUE WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes
SYSTEM: THROTTLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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