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BMW 740i Recall 94V022000

Drive Train, April 27, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 27, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,306
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V022000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Summary
THE THROTTLE CABLE'S TUBE (OUTER CASING) CONTAINS A BEND THAT LEADS TO INCREASED LOADING OF THE INNER CABLE, CAUSING IT TO BREAK.
Consequence
BREAKAGE OF THE INNER CABLE WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL, CAUSING THE ENGINE TO RETURN OR REMAIN AT IDLE. LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
BMW DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE CABLE.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES; ACCELERATOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; IA AND ILA MODELS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THEREMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT BMW SERVICE CENTER AT 1-201-573-2100. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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