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Porsche 968 Recall 92V061000

Drive Train, May 18, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 18, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
854
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V061000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE REAR ENGINE COMPARTMENT COVER NEAR THE CRUISE CONTROL SERVO MOTOR SLIPS, CAUSING THE SAFETY CLIP IN THE SERVO MOTOR ARM TO BIND DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE. IF THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE BINDS, THE ENGINE DOES NOT RETURN TO IDLE WHEN THE CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTION IS DISENGAGED, RESULTING IN THE VEHICLE SPEED NOT BEING REDUCED AS EXPECTED.
Consequence
WHEN THE VEHICLE SPEED IS NOT REDUCED WHEN THE CRUISECONTROL IS DISENGAGED, STOPPING DISTANCE INCREASES WHICH CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLEACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL A BOLT AND WASHER ON THE REAR ENGINE COMPARTMENT COVER TO PREVENT SLIPPING AND TO INSURE THE NECESSARY CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE SAFETY CLIP AND THE COVER.
Notes
SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC. ADVISES NOT TO USE THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM UNTILTHE CORRECTIVE ACTION IS ACCOMPLISHED.
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