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Subaru XT Recall 91V082000

Drive Train, July 5, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 5, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
PE91039
Potential Number of Units Affected
76,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V082000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
UNDER CERTAIN LOAD CONDITIONS, THE PARK GEAR MAY NOT DISENGAGE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION LEVER IS MOVED FROM PARK TO REVERSE.
Consequence
DELAYED RELEASE OF TRANSMISSION FROM PARK CAUSES DELAYEDAND POSSIBLY ABRUPT VEHICLE MOVEMENT THAT COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL A MODIFIED PARKING BRAKE PAWL TO PREVENT DELAYED RELEASE INTO REVERSE GEAR.
Notes
SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION PARK GEAR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED AUTOMATICTRANSMISSIONS (4EAT).
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