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Recall 93V067000

Recall 93V067000

Brakes, May 14, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 14, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
14,300
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V067000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

Summary
DURING THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE AIR FILTER HOUSING WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE, IT IS POSSIBLE TO MISROUTE THE PREFORMED VACUUM HOSE AND DAMAGE THE CHECK VALVE IN THE VACUUM HOSE. IF THE CHECK VALVE IS DAMAGED, LOSS OF SUFFICIENT BRAKE POWER ASSIST WILL OCCUR.
Consequence
LACK OF SUFFICIENT BRAKE POWER ASSIST WILL INCREASESTOPPING DISTANCE AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE PREFORMED VACUUM HOSE WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED PREFORMED HOSE WITH A RELOCATED CHECK VALVE WHICH WILL ELIMINATE THE POSSIBILITY OF THE CHECK VALVE BEING DAMAGED.
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SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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