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Pontiac Trans Sport Recall 98V131000

Drive Train, June 26, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 26, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
38,540
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V131000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE (1) A BROKEN SHIFT CABLE FITTING OR (2) LOOSE SHIFT LINKAGE. CONSEQUENTLY, MOVING THE SHIFT LEVER TO A 'PARK' POSITION MAY NOT SHIFT THE TRANSMISSION TO 'PARK'.
Consequence
THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT, AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY, THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE RANGE SELECTOR CABLE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 26, 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537, OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737.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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