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Porsche 911 Recall 92V142000

Drive Train, October 26, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 26, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,091
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V142000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE BALL SOCKETS ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BREAK, ALLOWING THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE TO BECOME DETACHED ON ONE END AND JAM ON NEARBY COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD IMPAIR THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION.
Consequence
IMPAIRED THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION COULD PREVENT THEENGINE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE, RESULTING IN UNWANTED ENGINE SPEED AND POSSIBLEVEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE CURRENT PLASTIC BALL SOCKETS WITH A NEW LINKAGE USING STEEL BALL SOCKETS, AND LUBRICATE THE CRUISE CONTROL RELAY LEVER. OWNERS ARE ADVISED NOT TO USE THE CRUISE CONTROL UNTIL THE MODIFICATION IS INSTALLED.
Notes
SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; CARRERA 2 AND CARRERA 4 MODELS.
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