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Recall 90V001000

Recall 90V001000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, March 5, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 5, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
24,379
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V001000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Summary
ABRASION ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT CARD IN THE COMBINATION NEUTRAL SAFETY/BACKUP LAMP SWITCH OPERATED BY THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEAR SELECTOR MAY CAUSE RESIDUE TO COLLECT IN ELECTRICAL AREA ON THE CIRCUIT CARD.
Consequence
THIS COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING OF THE SWITCH ASSEMBLY WITHSMOKE AND POSSIBLY A FIRE IN THE CENTER CONSOLE AREA.
Remedy
ADD AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT, INCLUDING A RELAY, TO THE BACKUP LAMP CIRCUIT TO REDUCE THE CURRENT THAT CAN FLOW THROUGH THE COMBINATION SWITCH.
Notify
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.
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