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Cadillac Seville Recall 93V164000

Drive Train, October 15, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 15, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,545
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V164000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE THROTTLE CABLE CAN BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE RETAINING BRACKET.
Consequence
THE DISENGAGED THROTTLE CABLE CAN INTERFERE WITH THETHROTTLE CAM MECHANISM, RESULTING IN THE THROTTLE STICKING IN EITHER THE OPENPOSITION OR CLOSED POSITION. WHEN THE THROTTLE STICKS IN THE OPEN POSITION,UNWANTED VEHICLE ACCELERATION WILL OCCUR WHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSPECT THROTTLE CABLES TO ENSURE THE THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE IS FULLY SEATED IN THE RETAINING BRACKET AND INSTALL A CABLE TIE STRAP TO SECURE THE CABLE IN ITS CORRECT SEAT.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROLS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLES IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE, OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT CADILLAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-458-8006. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AT 1-800-424-9393.
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