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Porsche 928 Recall 92V092000

Drive Train, August 15, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 15, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
145
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V092000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
A PLASTIC FILLER PIECE LOCATED IN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WAS INSTALLED WITHOUT SUFFICIENT SUPPORT. THIS FILLER PIECE CAN MOVE BECAUSE OF THE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE IN THE SYSTEM, AND NOT ALLOW THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO KICK DOWN TO A LOWER GEAR.
Consequence
IF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS PUSHED INTO THE KICK-DOWNPOSITION, THE EXPECTED ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE MAY NOT OCCUR DUE TOINTERFERENCE OF THE FILLER PIECE. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT DURING AVEHICLE PASSING MANUEVER.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW FILLER PIECE WHICH HAS A SECURING BRACE TO PREVENT MOVEMENT.
Notes
SYSTEM: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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