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Recall 92V050000

Recall 92V050000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 29, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 29, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
EA91054
Potential Number of Units Affected
650,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V050000
Component
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE

Summary
THE END CAP CONNECTING THE HEAT EXCHANGER'S CORE TO THE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM COULD RUPTURE AND ALLOW HOT COOLANT TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.
Consequence
THE COOLANT ESCAPING INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT COULDCONTACT THE DRIVER'S FEET AND INJURE THE DRIVER. ALSO, STEAM FROM THE HEATEDLIQUID WILL CLOUD ON THE WINDOW SURFACES AND IMPAIR THE DRIVER'S VISION ANDCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE HEATER CORE WITH AN IMPROVED HEATER CORE.
Notify
SYSTEM: WATER HEATER; HEATER CORE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES.
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