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Recall 96V015000

Recall 96V015000

Drive Train, March 22, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 22, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
RQ94024
Potential Number of Units Affected
585,182
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V015000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 1991 THROUGH JULY 1995. THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE CAN SEPARATE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN LOW TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH HIGH TRANSMISSION LOADS.
Consequence
VEHICLE FIRES CAN OCCUR DUE TO THE SPILLAGE OF TRANSMISSION FLUID.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINES.
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SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION; AUTOMATIC; COOLING UNIT AND LINES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS WITH 3.8L ENGINE AND 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH L27 OR L67 ENGINE AND 4T60E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND SOLD OR REGISTERED IN ALASKA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND WYOMING.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537; PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737; OR BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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