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Pontiac Sunbird Recall 93V190000

Drive Train, December 8, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 8, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
108,898
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V190000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING VERY COLD WEATHER, WATER THATN ENTERS THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT FREEZES AND CAUSES THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TO DEVELOP A HIGH EFFORT OR BINDING CONDITION.
Consequence
IF THIS OCCURS, LOSS OF NORMAL THROTTLE CONTROL CAN RESULT, OR THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO IDLE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED, CAUSING POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL ASSEMBLY.
Notes
NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT PONTIAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-762-2737. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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