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Cadillac Fleetwood Recall 95V082000

Drive Train, May 31, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 31, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
87,039
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V082000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

Summary
THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS." AT LOW TEMPERATURES, EXCESSIVE FRICTION CAN OCCUR IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE OF THE TROTTLE RETURN SPRING, IF THERE IS EXCESSIVE FRICTION IN THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY, THE ENGINE SPEED MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; RETURN SPRING; FMVSS NO. 124.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR CADILLAC 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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