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Recall 94V134000

Recall 94V134000

Affected Cars

Drive Train, August 19, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 19, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,945
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V134000
Component
POWER TRAIN

Summary
THE ELECTRONIC SPEEDOMETER SENSOR CAN SEIZE, CAUSING THE SPEEDOMETER AND CRUISE CONTROL (IF THE CAR IS EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL) TO STOP FUNCTIONING.
Consequence
THE LOSS OF CRUISE CONTROL WILL CAUSE TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONTROL OF VEHICLE SPEED. LOSS OF THE SPEEDOMETER WILL RESULT IN THE OPERATOR NOT KNOWING THE ACTUAL SPEED OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SPEEDOMETER DRIVE GEAR, ELECTRONIC SENSOR, AND FLEXIBLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY.
Notify
SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; INSTRUMENT PANEL; SPEEDOMETER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT KIA MOTORS SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMININISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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