Saab 9000 Recall 90V001000

Recall 90V001000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 5, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V001000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Potential Number of Units Affected:

24,379

Summary:

ABRASION ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT CARD IN THE COMBINATION NEUTRAL SAFETY/BACKUP LAMP SWITCH OPERATED BY THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEAR SELECTOR MAY CAUSE RESIDUE TO COLLECT IN ELECTRICAL AREA ON THE CIRCUIT CARD.

Consequence:

THIS COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING OF THE SWITCH ASSEMBLY WITHSMOKE AND POSSIBLY A FIRE IN THE CENTER CONSOLE AREA.

Remedy:

ADD AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT, INCLUDING A RELAY, TO THE BACKUP LAMP CIRCUIT TO REDUCE THE CURRENT THAT CAN FLOW THROUGH THE COMBINATION SWITCH.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.

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