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Recalls - 1990 PEUGEOT 405

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SEAT BELTS

Recall Number

89V158000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THERE MAY BE ELECTRICAL INTERFERENCE BETWEEN PASSIVE BELT MOTOR AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.

Defect Consequence

PASSIVE BELT SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE CORRECTLY AT ALLTIMES WHICH COULD CAUSE MORE SERIOUS INJURIES TO THE WEARER OF THE BELT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPAIR PASSIVE BELT SYSTEM TO ASSURE PROPER OPERATION.

Notes

SYSTEM: PASSIVE BELT MOTOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CAR AND SPORTS WAGON.


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Recall Number

89V161000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

FUEL LEAKAGE EXCEEDS THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301 IN A REAR BARRIER CRASH.

Defect Consequence

VEHICLES WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 301.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL PROTECTIVE BUFFERS; RELOCATE FUEL PUMP AND FILER TO ASSURE COMPLIANCE.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL/FMVSS 301.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS AND SPORTS WAGONS.


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Recall Number

94V064000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE CAN COME IN CONTACT WITH A HIGH VOLTAGE IGNITION LEAD IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE FUEL LINE OVER TIME. THE DETERIORATION OF THE FUEL LINE COULD RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Defect Consequence

FUEL LEAKED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT COULD RESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THREE FUEL LINES, CLAMPS AND MOUNTING CLIPS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AND REROUTE THE FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM TO AVOID CONTACT WITH THE HIGH VOLTAGE IGNITION LEAD.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL LINE FITTINGS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES; SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS. 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 OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT PEUGEOT AT1-201-935-8400. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Recall Number

97V038000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

A GRADUAL DETERIORATION OF THE HEADLIGHT PLASTIC LENS OCCURS.

Defect Consequence

REDUCED LIGHTING FROM THE LENS CAN CAUSE VISIBILITY PROBLEMS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE BOTH FRONT HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEING LATE MARCH 1997. 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 PEUGEOT AT 1-800-345-5549. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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