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Recalls - 1991 CHANCE SUNLINER

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

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Recall Number

92V031000

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 FOOT TREADLE ACCELERATOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A RETURN SPRING WHICH SERVES AS A BACKUP DEVICE FOR THE THROTTLE RETURN SPRING MOUNTED ON THE ENGINE; SHOULD BOTH SPRINGS FAIL SIMULTANEOUSLY THE ENGINE THROTTLE COULD BECOME STUCK OPEN.

Defect Consequence

THE THROTTLE WOULD NOT DISENGAGE WHEN FOOT PRESSURE ISREMOVED FROM THE TREADLE; THE VEHICLE WOULD BE SUBJECT TO LOSS OF SPEED CONTROLAND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE TREADLE RETURN SPRING WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED SPRING.

Notes

SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: OPEN AIR, 4 WHEEL DRIVE BUS; 4 CYLINDER ENGINES RUNNING ONGASOLINE, PROPANE, OR DIESEL; ALSO, TOWS UP TO THREE TRAILING COACHES.


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