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Cadillac Eldorado Recall 94V158000

Heating & Air Conditioning, September 13, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 13, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
PE94053
Potential Number of Units Affected
56,269
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V158000
Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

Summary
IF THE AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR CLUTCH ASSEMBLY CONTACTS THE AUXILIARY ENGINE OIL COOLER OUT HOSE, THE HOSE MAY WEAR THROUGH ALLOWING ENGINE OIL TO LEAK IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Consequence
AN OIL LEAK THAT CONTACTS THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A TIE STRAP TO RETAIN THE AUXILIARY ENGINE OIL COOLER OUTLET HOSE TO THE AUXILIARY ENGINE OIL COOLER INLET HOSE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RADIATOR ASSURING ADEQUATE CLEARANCE OF THE AFFECTED HOSE FROM THE AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR CLUTCH ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: AIR CONDITIONER; COMPRESSOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH 4.6 L ENGINES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREE UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT CADILLAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-458-8006. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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