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Recall 92V185000

Recall 92V185000

Electrical & Lights, January 19, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 19, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
140,661
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V185000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Summary
THE SERVICE BRAKE STOP LAMP SWITCH BECOMES INOPERATIVE.
Consequence
THE INOPERATIVE STOP LAMP SWITCH WILL NOT ILLUMINATE THESTOP LAMPS WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED. THIS WOULD NOT ADEQUATELY INFORMOTHER DRIVERS OF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR'S INTENT TO STOP OR SLOW DOWN.
Remedy
REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH AND CORRECT THE WIRING IN THE CONNECTOR OF THE STOP LAMP SWITCH WIRING HARNESS.
Notify
SYSTEM: LIGHTING; STOPLAMPS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF THE FAILURE OCCURS DURING THREE CONSECUTIVE SERVICE BRAKE APPLICATIONSTHE AMBER ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) TELLTALE LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE INDICATINGA PROBLEM WITH THE SYSTEM.
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