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Recall 91V131000

Recall 91V131000

Drive Train, August 05, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 05, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,570
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V131000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Summary
TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET, CAUSING LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE, AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.
Consequence
THE DISENGAGED CABLE COULD FALSELY INDICATE TRANSMISSIONGEAR POSITION, AND THE VEHICLE MIGHT BE LEFT IN REVERSE OR DRIVE WHEN THE DRIVERMOVED THE GEAR SELECTOR TO PARK OR THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. A VEHICLE LEFT ON ANINCLINE WITHOUT PARKING BRAKES WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS PLACED IN PARK COULDMOVE. EITHER CASE RESULTS IN UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNINGAND COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL A TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP ON THE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET ON TOP OF TRANSAXLE.
Notify
SYSTEM: TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH CONSOLE SHIFT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.
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