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Recall 92V009000

Recall 92V009000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, March 23, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 23, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V009000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Summary
THE HIGH TENSION LEAD FROM THE IGNITION COIL CAN MOVE FROM THE PRODUCTION LOCATION CLOSER TO THE #4A FUEL INJECTOR HOSE. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE OUTER AND INNER INJECTOR HOSES CRACKING OR SPLITTING FROM OZONE DETERIORATION.
Consequence
SPLITTING OF THE INJECTOR HOSES WOULD CAUSE EXPULSION OFFUEL IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AND RESULT IN A FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OFIGNITION.
Remedy
REPLACE THE HIGH TENSION LEADS WITH SHORTER HIGH TENSION LEADS. REPLACE BOTH THE FUEL INJECTOR AND THE #4A FUEL INJECTOR HOSE AS NECESSARY.
Notify
SYSTEM: IGNITION SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES WITH MARELLI IGNITION SYSTEMS.
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