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Recall 92V140000

Recall 92V140000

Body, Interior & Misc., February 5, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 5, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
PE92045
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,942
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V140000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Summary
THE SCREW THAT SECURES THE WIPER SWITCH AT ONE LOCATION AND WHICH ALSO PROVIDES A GROUND FOR THE WIPER CIRCUIT, LOOSENS AS THE SWITCH IS OPERATED OVER A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. AS THE SCREW CONTINUES TO LOOSEN THE GROUND FOR THE WIPER CIRCUIT IS INTERMITTENTLY OR COMPLETELY LOST.
Consequence
THE INTERMITTENT OR COMPLETE LOSS OF THE WIPER CIRCUITGROUND CAUSES THE WIPERS TO OPERATE ERRATICALLY OR NOT AT ALL, RESULTING INREDUCED VISIBILITY FOR THE DRIVER IN INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Remedy
RELOCATE THE WIPER SWITCH GROUND WIRE ATTACHMENT ON THE STEERING COLUMN.
Notify
SYSTEM: VISUAL; WINDSHIELD WIPER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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