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Dodge Ram 50 Recall 93E034001

Engine, June 10, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 10, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
RQ93019
Potential Number of Units Affected
35,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93E034001
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary
BOSCH DISTRIBUTOR-TYPE FUEL PUMPS HAVE A MANUFACTURING DEFECT THAT CAN CAUSE THE BALL PIN, WHICH IS PART OF THE PUMP'S CONTROL LEVER ASSEMBLY, TO BREAK CAUSING THE LINK BETWEEN THE CONTROL SLEEVE AND THE CONTROL LEVER TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.
Consequence
WHEN THE LINK BETWEEN THE CONTROL LEVER AND THE CONTROLSLEEVE BREAKS, THE SPEED CONTROL NO LONGER RESPONDS TO MOVEMENT OF THEACCELERATOR PEDAL, RESULTING IN LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
THE FUEL PUMPS WILL BE INSPECTED, AND IF NECESSARY, REPAIRED OR REPLACED.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL: FUEL PUMP.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: CUMMINS INTERCOOLED TURBO-DIESEL ENGINE USING BOSCH FUELPUMPS.NOTE: IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEM OBTAINING THE NEEDED REPAIR, PLEASE CONTACT THECHRYSLER ZONE SERVICE OFFICE IN YOUR AREA. IT IS LISTED UNDER "SERVICEASSISTANCE IN YOUR OWNER'S MANUAL. A ZONE REPRESENTATIVE WILL ARRANGE FOR PROMPTPROMPT ATTENTION TO YOUR VEHICLE. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFICSAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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