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Recall 92V006000

Recall 92V006000

Body, Interior & Misc., February 10, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 10, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
190,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V006000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Summary
WATER CAN ENTER THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE WATER IN THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CABLE CAN FREEZE AND CAUSE THE LATCH MECHANISM TO MALFUNCTION.
Consequence
THE MALFUNCTION OF THE DOOR LATCH RELEASE CAN RESULT INTHREE DIFFERENT PROBLEMS: 1) THE DOOR WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE RELATCHED, 2) THEINSIDE DOOR HANDLE CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND 3) THE DOOR COULD APPEAR TO BELATCHED WHEN IT IS NOT, ALLOWING THE DOOR TO OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY IF IT IS JARRED,AND INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE ADJACENT SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy
REVISED DOOR RELEASE CABLES AND WATER SHIELDS WILL BE INSTALLED.
Notify
SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES, LIGHT TRUCKS AND MEDIUM TRUCKS.
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