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Buick Skylark Recall 91V184000

Drive Train, April 30, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 30, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,573
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V184000
Component
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY

Summary
A MISADJUSTMENT OF THE PARK LOCK CABLE IN THE COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR THE STEERING COLUMN TO LOCK WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION AND THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE OFF POSITION.
Consequence
LOCKING OF THE STEERING COLUMN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS INMOTION RESULTS IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND INCREASED RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
ADJUST THE PARK LOCK CABLE, AND REROUTE AND RESTRAIN THE BRAKE TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK HARNESS AND CONNECTOR.
Notes
SYSTEM: STEERING COLUMN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH COLUMN SHIFT.NOTE: GENERAL MOTORS INFORMED THIS AGENCY THAT ALL REPAIRS WILL BE MADE BEFOREVEHICLES ARE OFFERED FOR SALE.
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