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GMC Suburban 1500 Recall 95V139000

Drive Train, August 10, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 10, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
36,641
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V139000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT-CABLE LOCK CLIP CAN BACK OUT OF ITS INSTALLED POSITION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CABLE ADJUSTMENT. WHEN THE SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "PARK" POSITION, THE "PARK" INDICATOR LIGHT MAY NOT ILLUMINATE.
Consequence
THE VEHICLE CAN MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY IF THE DRIVER DOES NOT NOTICE THAT THE INDICATOR LIGHT IS NOT ON AND DOES NOT APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE SHIFT CABLE AND INSTALL A LOCK CLIP.
Notes
SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH M30/MT1 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME,SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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