Recall: 1995-1996 Sierra (1500): VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]31246,31251[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
Make: GM
Model: SIERRA 1500
Model Year: 1995-1996

Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Begin Date of MFG: 5/1/1995
End Date of MFG: 11/1/1995
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 379,004
Date owner notified by MFG: 4/11/1996

Recall Initiator: MFR
MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Defect Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE THROTTLE CABLE CONTACTING THE DASH MAT WHICH COULD BIND THE THROTTLE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE MAXIMUM RETURN TIMES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."[/FONT]


[FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THE ENGINE SPEED MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR ADEQUATE THROTTLE CABLE TO DASH MAT CLEARANCE, AND IF THERE IS INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE, CUT OUT A PORTION OF THE DASH MAT TO PROVIDE PROPER CLEARANCE.[/FONT]


[FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; FMVSS NO. 124. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS, CAB/CHASSIS, UTILITY AND MULTI-PURPOSE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH GASOLINE ENGINES. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.[/FONT]
 

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