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Pontiac Sunbird Recall 92V048000

Drive Train, April 7, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 7, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
22,452
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V048000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN KINKED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. THE KINK IN THE CABLE CAN CAUSE EITHER A HIGH EFFORT ACCELERATOR CABLE, STICKING ACCELERATOR CABLE, OR A BROKEN ACCELERATOR CABLE.
Consequence
IF THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE STICKS OR BREAKS IT CANRESULT IN LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL. IF LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL OCCURS WHILE THEVEHICLE IS IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy
REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: ACCELERATOR CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CAR.
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