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Saturn SL2 Recall 93V094000

Electrical & Lights, June 12, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 12, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
14,459
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V094000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Summary
THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL AT THE STARTER SOLENOID MAY BE FORMED INCORRECTLY. INCORRECTLY FORMED TERMINALS CAN CONTACT THE STARTER SOLENOID HOUSING AND CAUSE AN ELECTRIC SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequence
AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT BETWEEN THE BATTERY CABLE ANDTHE STARTER HOUSING CAN RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Remedy
INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, ADJUST THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL SO THAT IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE STARTER SOLENOID HOUSING.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS, COUPES, AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH TWIN CAM16 VALVE ENGINES.
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