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Isuzu Amigo Recall 98V170000

Electrical & Lights, August 24, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 24, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
55,475
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V170000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. A GROUND CONNECTION TERMINAL WAS NOT PROPERLY CRIMPED IN THE SUPPLIER'S ENGINE WIRING HARNESS MANUFACTURING LINE. THIS IMPROPER CRIMPING PROCESS CAN LEAVE AN IMPRESSION ON THE TERMINAL THAT WILL EVENTUALLY CAUSE A STRESS FRACTURE. S
Consequence
IF A TERMINAL IS FRACTURED, THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) CAN RECEIVE AN ERRONEOUS SIGNAL INDICATING A HIGH VEHICLE SPEED, THEREBY CAUSING THE PCM TO CUT THE FUEL, CAUSING A 'NO-START' CONDITION, OR A POSSIBLE ENGINE STALL.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE VEHICLES.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 24, 1998.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 ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727 OR HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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