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Chevrolet Corvette Recall 92V160000

Suspension & Steering, October 30, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 30, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,152
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V160000
Component
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Summary
THE POWER STEERING GEAR INLET HOSE ON THESE VEHICLES CAN FRACTURE, CAUSING POWER STEERING FLUID TO SPRAY FROM HOSE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Consequence
THE POWER STEERING FLUID IS FLAMMABLE AND COULD CAUSEAN UNDERHOOD FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
REPLACE THE POWER STEERING GEAR INLET HOSE WITH AN IMPROVED DESIGN.
Notes
SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH LT1 ENGINES.
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