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Recall 93V034000

Brake Failure Due To Defective Booster

Recall Details

The brakes may fail to apply due to a faulty brake booster. Dealers will replace the brake booster assembly to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The brakes may fail to apply due to a faulty brake booster.

What Should You Do?

General Motors contacted owners of affected vehicles beginning in March 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.

Brakes, March 09, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 09, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,661
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V034000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
THE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLIES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CAN CAUSE THE SEPARATION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER HOUSING DURING A HIGH EFFORT BRAKING MANEUVER.
Consequence
THE SEPARATION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER HOUSING CAN RESULTIN TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKE APPLICATION WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE DEFECTIVE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLIES.
Notify
SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 034 OR 035 AS THE LAST THREE DIGITSOF THE DATE CODE TAG ON THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER.
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