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Recall 93V033000

Recall 93V033000

Drive Train, June 3, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 3, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
EA92004
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,154
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V033000
Component
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Summary
A CONDITION EXISTS THAT ALLOWS OIL TO LEAK FROM THE ALL WHEEL DRIVE TRANSFER CASE. LOW OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN CAUSE BEARING DAMAGE AND FAILURE.
Consequence
BEARING FAILURE IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN RESULT INPOWER TRAIN LOCKUP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS AT HIGHWAY SPEED.THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL A C-RING TO TRANSFER CASE TO PREVENT OIL LEAKAGE, OR REPLACE TRANSFER CASE TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE.
Notify
SYSTEM: DRIVE TRAIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, VR-4.
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