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Recall 93V017000

Transmission Shifter Position Inaccurate - Typhoon Model

Recall Details

The transmission shift cable may be defective and as a result the shifter may not reflect the proper gear as selected. This can cause the vehicle to roll away when "park" is desired. Dealers will replace the shift cable to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The transmission shifter may not select the desired position, due to a defect in the transmission shift cable. This can cause the vehicle to roll away when "park" is desired.

What Should You Do?

General Motors contacted customers of affected vehicles in February 1993. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, February 4, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 4, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
141
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V017000
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
SEPARATION OF THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE FITTING END (VEHICLE INTERIOR) AND THE OUTER CABLE CONDUIT.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE GEAR SELECT LEVER TO BEPOSITIONED INDEPENDENT OF THE TRANSMISSION POSITION, WHICH MAY CAUSE THETRANSMISSION TO BE INADVERTENTLY LEFT IN A ROLL-AWAY OR IN A DRIVE CONDITION,RESULTING IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE AFFECTED TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLES WITH CORRECT SHIFT CABLE FITTING ENDS.
Notify
SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT IN MULTI-STAGEASSEMBLIES.
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