Stalling Recalls

Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 68-0027

Date of Company Notification: 3-29-68

Make: Mercedes-Benz

Model: 230, 230S, 250S

Model Year: 1968

Number of Vehicles: 2,404

Fuel delivered to the engine during acceleration may cause engine to hesitate or stall. (Correct by installing modified pump lever for accelerator pump on both carburetors.)

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 72-0014

Date of Company Notification: 1-12-72

Make: Toyota

Model: Corolla-1200 Sedan Coupe Station Wagon, Corolla-1600 Sedan Coupe Station Wagon

Model Year: 1971

Number of Vehicles: 110,614

Engine stall or engine hesitation may occur due to malfunctions in evaporative emission control system. Engine hesitation or stall may be hazardous in road driving due to lack of fuel or loss of power after prolonged high speed driving. (Correct by inspecting and modifying emission control system.)

Nissan Motor Corp., USA

NHTSA ID No.: 73-0052

Date of Company Notification: 2-26-73

Make: Datsun

Model: 240-Z

Model Year: 1973

Number of Vehicles: 16,274

Driver may experience difficulties in restarting engine when hot or engine may stall when making sharp right hand turn. This is result of design of float chamber of carburetor and characteristics of idle compensator and carburetor thermostat. (Correct by inspecting and replacing carburetor or necessary parts.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 73-0203

Date of Company Notification: 11-15-73

Make: Dodge Truck

Model: RM 300

Make: Motor home Chassis

Model: RM 350, RM 400

Model Year: 1973

Number of Vehicles: 31,412

On truck motor homes chassis equipped with steering column tilt mechanism, two 8-way Electrical Disconnects joining Instrument Panel Wiring Harness to Steering Column Wiring Harness may be of inadequate length. The two electrical disconnects may separate when tilt steering column is in its full rearward position. Separation of turn signal/hazard warning signal disconnect would result in inoperative turn signals and hazardous warning system. This is safety-related defect in view of FMVSS 108. In addition, separation of ignition circuit disconnect would result in loss of engine power or inability to start vehicle. (Correct by inspecting and installing wiring extension where necessary.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 73-0220

Date of Company Notification: 11-9-73

Make: Lincoln

Model: All

Model Year: 1974

Number of Vehicles: 17,821

Starter cable and starting circuit wire assemblies were improperly routed permitting surrounding protective sleeve to chafe against forward edge of front suspension right control arm. Movement can wear through protective sleeve and cable and/or wire insulation and result in battery voltage short to upper arm. Should this occur, vehicle could immediately be rendered inoperative with simultaneous loss of all electrical system power. (Correct by inspecting and replacing cables where necessary.)

Executive Industries, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 74-0020

Date of Company Notification: 1-3-74

Make: Executive Industries

Model: 25, 28, 29 foot motor homes

Model Year: Manfd 1973

Number of Vehicles: 124

DOM—10/73-12/73. Electric fuel solenoid valve, which automatically allows changeover from main gas tank to auxiliary gas tank, may have apertures too small so that sludge from gas tank may clog valve causing fuel starvation. This could result in momentary or prolonged stalling of engine due to lack of fuel. (Correct by inspecting and replacing with improved fuel solenoid valve.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 74-0126

Date of Company Notification: 8-8-74

Make: Ford

Model: Thunderbird

Make: Mercury

Model: NR

Make: Lincoln

Model: Coninental, Continental Mark IV

Model Year: 1975 thru 8-3, 1975

Number of Vehicles: 2,027

Fuel inlet seat on 4V-carburetors installed on vehicles equipped with 460 CID engines may have been improperly torqued which could permit inlet seat to loosen with vehicle operation. Should this occur, carburetor float would hold supplementary fuel inlet open, resulting in flooding and subsequent stalling of engine at idle. (Correct by inspecting and retorquing fuel inlet seat.)

Champion Home Builders Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 77V-076

Date of Company Notification: 5-18-76

Make: Champion

Model: Concord Titan motor homes

Model Year: 1977

Number of Vehicles: 145

Motor homes. Bottom supports of battery compartment located under motor home were only tack- welded. In on-highway operation, compartment bottom may break loose allowing batteries to fall to ground where they can be run over by rear wheels possibly resulting in vehicle crash. In addition to loss of power to vehicle there is possibility of an electrical fire. (Correct by inspecting and completely rewelding bottom supports of battery compartment.)

Jaguar Rover Triumph, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 77V-083

Date of Company Notification: 5-23-77

Make: Jaguar

Model: XJ6L, XJ6C

Model Year: 1975, 1976, 1977

Number of Vehicles: 5,000

British Leyland recall campaign no. A219. Exhaust gas recirculation manifold core plug may become displaced, resulting in loss of engine depression (vacuum) and subsequent vehicle stalling. (Correct by inspecting and fitting with modified core plug device.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 77V-182

Date of Company Notification: 10-12-77

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Rabbit, Scirocco

Model Year: 1978

Number of Vehicles: 18,500

VW campaign code DX. Two rubber elbows may be damaged as result of installing improper clamps during assembly. These elbows are located at each end of plastic pipe leading from throttle valve body housing to brake booster vacuum pump. Such failure could cause engine stalling and eventually loss of power assist brakes. (Correct by replacing both elbows and installing new type clamps.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 77V-201

Date of Company Notification: 11-10-77

Make: Plymouth

Model: Fury

Model Year: 1972, 1973

Make: Dodge

Model: Polara

Model Year: 1972

Model: Monaco

Model Year: 1973

Make: Chrysler

Model: Chrysler

Model Year: 1972, 1973

Number of Vehicles: 800,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 245. Main electrical power feed circuit may be interrupted due to separation of terminal connection in wiring circuit at multiple circuit bulkhead connector. Interruption of circuit can cause loss of electrical power to virtually all electrical systems and accessories. (Correct by inspecting and replacing by installing an overlay wire routed around bulkhead connector.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 77V-242

Date of Company Notification: 12-23-77

Make: Plymouth

Model: Valiant, Volare

Make: Dodge

Model: Aspen, Dart

Model Year: 1975, 1976, 1977

Number of Vehicles: 1,300,000

Carburetor accelerator pump seal distortion caused by contact with certain type gasoline may result in persistent hesitation or stalling. Also, premature actuation of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system may result in persistent cold engine hesitation or stalling. (Correct by replacing pump seal and EGR system retrofit modification.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-004

Date of Company Notification: 1-4-78

Make: Ford

Model: Fairmont

Make: Mercury

Model: Zephyr

Model Year: 1978

Number of Vehicles: 185,000

Vehicles were assembled with main wiring assembly routed against or near cowl-to-brake pedal support brace located under instrument panel. If this exists, wiring may chafe against brace and result in one or more component wires becoming grounded. Depending on which wire within assembly becomes grounded, loss of power to accessory or total electrical power control could occur without warning. (Correct by inspecting and installing shield on support brace to preclude wire chafing.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-020

Date of Company Notification: 1-17-78

Make: Plymouth

Model: Fury

Model Year: 1975

Model: Gran Fury

Model Year: 1976, 1977

Make: Dodge

Model: Coronet

Model Year: 1975

Model: Charger

Model Year: 1976

Model: Monaco, Royal Monaco

Model Year: 1977

Make: Chrysler

Model: Cordoba

Model Year: 1975, 1976, 1977

Number of Vehicles: 370,000

Carburetor accelerator pump seal distortion, caused by contact with certain type gasoline, may result in persistent hesitation or stalling. Also, premature actuation of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system may result in persistent cold engine hesitation or stalling. (This recall is for same problem as recall No. 77V-242, except different models are involved.) (Correct by replacing carburetor pump and EGR system retrofit modification.)

American Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-048

Date of Company Notification: 8-1-78

Make: American Motors

Model: Gremlin

Model Year: 1974

Model: Hornet

Model Year: 1975

Model: Pacer

Model: Matador

Model Year: 1976

Number of Vehicles: 411,333

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Ignition. Vehicles built with two-wire connectors may fail to allow current flow needed to support electronic control of engine ignition. Ignition interruption will cause hesitation and engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and installing new type connectors.)

 

BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke)

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-061

Date of Company Notification: 3-20-78

Make: BMW

Model: 320i, 320iA

Model Year: 1977, 1978

Number of Vehicles: 32,500

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel injector. High fuel flow rate in fuel system may, under conditions of extreme altitude and/or temperature, or fuel contamination, lead to formation of fuel vapor bubbles. This may result in engine running rough or even stalling. (Correct by installing an additional fuel pump in right side of fuel tank.)

American Motors

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-065

Date of Company Notification: 3-27-78

Make: American Motors

Model: CJ-5, CJ-6, CJ-7

Model Year: 1975

Model: Cherokee Wagoneer

Model Year: 1976

Number of Vehicles: 102,398

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Ignition. Vehicles built with two-wire connectors may fail to allow current flow needed to support electronic control of engine ignition. Ignition interruption could cause hesitation and engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and installing new type connectors.)

Suzuki Motor Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-087

Date of Company Notification: 4-6-78

Make: US Suzuki

Model: GS1000C, GS1000EC

Model Year: 1978

Number of Vehicles: 7,450

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel tank/cap. Motorcycles. A defect in fuel tank cap vent system could fail to vent properly. This could lead to full restriction due to a vacuum "lock" which could result in unpredictable engine stalling and/or lessened performance. Also, fuel tank may expand due to internal pressure resulting from exposure to heat such as direct sunlight. (Correct by replacing rubber restrictor piece with new plastic restrictor piece and other associated components.)

AM General Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-147

Date of Company Notification: 6-15-78

Make: AM General

Model: DJ-5C

Model Year: 1974

Model: DJ-5D

Model Year: 1975

Model: Lone-fourth ton postal vehicles

Model Year: 1976

Number of Vehicles: 19,607

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Ignition 1/4# ton postal vehicles. Vehicles built with two-wire connectors may fail to allow current flow needed to support electronic control of engine ignition. Ignition interruption may cause hesitation and engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and installing new type connections.)

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-200

Date of Company Notification: 9-6-78

Make: Toyota

Model: Corona

Model Year: 1978

Number of Vehicles: 5,700

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel/valve. DOM—3/78-7/78. Sedans and station wagons. Due to production assembly error, fuel system pressure relief valve, when experiencing very severe temperatures, may cause valve spring seat to dislodge; fuel supply to carburetor may decrease. This could result in engine hesitation or stalling and difficulty in restarting. (Correct by inspecting and replacing relief valve assembly where required.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 78V-203

Date of Company Notification: 9-15-78

Make: Ford

Model: Fairmont

Make: Mercury

Model: Zephyr

Model Year: 1978

Number of Vehicles: 218,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 308. Emissions control system. DOM—8/15/77-4/12/78. Vehicles with 200 CID engine, automatic transmission, and thermactor pulse air supply system. Air reed valve which permits air flow from air cleaner to exhaust manifold on negative pressure pulsation may fail. Failure of this component results in rich air/fuel mixture causing reduced fuel economy, engine power, and engine performance. Continued vehicle operation with these symptoms may result in engine stalling or overheating of exhaust system. The latter condition may lead to scorched rear seats and carpets and associated fumes. (Correct by replacing air reed valve and silencer.)

BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke)

NHTSA ID No.: 79V-001

Date of Company Notification: 1-11-79

Make: BMW

Model: 320i, 320iA

Model Year: 1979

Number of Vehicles: 4,229

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel/injectors. DOM—10/1/78-12/12/78. Electrically operated fuel pump which is installed in fuel tank may have wiring connectors on fuel pump assembly that are loose and can result in interruption of current flow. This would result in improper fuel flow and lead to rough engine running and possible engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and replacing wiring connectors as required.)

Subaru of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 79V-016

Date of Company Notification: 1-10-79

Make: Subaru

Model: All models

Model Year: 1977, 1978

Number of Vehicles: 170,000

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel/Carburetion. DOM—9/2/78-8/1/78. Engine may stall during operation at temperatures approximately +2120+25 F (+2129+25C) and below caused by carburetor and secondary throttle valve shaft icing. This is caused by condensed moisture in crankcase being drawn into carburetor and freezing. (Correct by inspecting and installing a new Positive Crankcase Ventilation System.)

Fiat Motors of N. America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 80V-083

Date of Company Notification: 7-28-80

Make: Fiat

Model: X1/9

Model Year: 1979

Number of Vehicles: 13280

Mfg. Campaign No. 131

Fuel, Carburetor system. Hesitation impairs vehicle acceleration.

Alfa Romeo, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 80V-164

Date of Company Notification: 12-5-80

Make: Alfa Romeo

Model: Spider Veloce

Model Year: 1977, 1978, 1979

Number of Vehicles: 6,412

Mfg. Campaign No. 13. Fuel Pump. DOM—5/77-7/79. Certain vehicles, under adverse conditions or high loads such as trailer towing or motor sports events combined with low levels of fuel, may experience a lack of power and stalling may occur. (Correct by inspecting and replacing fuel pump and related hardware with new pump kit.)

Thomas Built Buses, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 81V-049

Date of Company Notification: 4-2-81

Make: Thomas

Model: School Bus-Minotaur Type

Model Year: 1981

Number of Vehicles: 9

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Fuel. DOM—NR. School Buses. Vehicles are in danger of fuel exhaustion resulting in stalling. This would occur if driver is unaware that vehicle is equipped with a single tank only and shifts selector switch from standard tank to auxiliary tank. (Correct by inspecting and performing necessary modifications.)

 

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 81V-055

Date of Company Notification: 4-22-81

Make: Chrysler

Model: LeBaron, Cordoba, Newport, New Yorker

Make: Plymouth

Model: Gran Fury

Make: Dodge

Model: Diplomat, Mirada, St. Regis

Model Year: 1981

Number of Vehicles: 30,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 292. Carburetor. DOM—8/80—3/81. The carburetors may have a bowl vent solenoid that may malfunction due to inadequate solder connection, which may cause intermittent loss of grounding. This solenoid malfunction may cause excessive fuel input, possibly resulting in loss of engine power due to carburetor flooding under certain driving conditions. (Correct by inspecting and resoldering carburetor bowl vent solenoid electrical ground connection to ensure a positive ground circuit.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 81V-072

Date of Company Notification: 6-9-81

Make: Ford

Model: B-600, 700 School bus Chassis, F-600, 700, 800 Series Cowl Chassis

Model Year: 1980, 1981

Number of Vehicles: 11,700

Mfg. Campaign No. 421. Electrical connector. DOM—7/80-5/20/81. School buses. Under conditions of high current draw, the primary circuit connection could deteriorate to the point that circuit may become open, resulting in interrupted current flow. An open circuit may cause loss of engine operation and thus loss of power steering assist and loss of primary and secondary power assist to hydraulic brakes. Braking capability would be substantially reduced. (Correct by inspecting and modifying wiring harness to preclude circuit opening causing power failure.)

Volvo of America Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 81V-131

Date of Company Notification: 10-5-81

Make: Volvo

Model: DL

Model Year: 1981

Number of Vehicles: 5,750

Mfg. Campaign No. NR. Electrical and Ignition. DOM—8/80-6/81. Some vehicles high voltage transients within the electrical system may cause a high voltage peak which due to insufficient grounding between the rotor and the distributor shaft, can disturb the hall switch. This can result in ignition misfiring or intermittent stalling. (Correct by inspecting and installing modified ignition components.)

De Lorean Motor Company

NHTSA ID No.: 82V-030

Date of Company Notification: NA

Make: Delorean

Model: Delorean

Model Year: 1981-1982

Number of Vehicles: 4352

Mfg. Campaign No. RA-003. Inertia Switch. Fuel system continues to operate even after accident and thus may result in fire.

Alfa Romeo, Inc.

NHTSA ID No. 82v-052

Date of Company Notification: 6-28-82

Make: Alfa Romeo

Model: Spider

Model Year: 1977-1980

Number of Vehicles: 8562

Mfg. Campaign No. 2101/55. Fuel Pump misalignment. If vehicle is engaged in high load events in combination with a low fuel supply, vehicle could lose power and engine may stall.

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 82V-124

Date of Company Notification: 12-7-82

Make: Ford

Model: E-250/E-350

Model Year: 1983

Number of Vehicles: 650

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electric Fuel Pump Circuit. DOM—9/20/82-10/21/82. Certain vehicles and approximately 1,000 service kits were equipped with a diode in the electric fuel pump circuit of inadequate capacity to withstand current draw during engine starting. Such current could cause a short circuit in the electrical supply to the fuel pump resulting in engine stalling after less than a minute of engine operation. Engine could be restarted and would run 5-10 seconds. (Correct by inspecting and installing a higher capacity diode in the fuel pump circuit.)

Volvo of America Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 82V-134

Date of Company Notification: 12-21-82

Make: Volvo

Model: DL/GL

Model Year: 1982

Number of Vehicles: 31,420

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electronic Ignition. DOM—8/81-3/82. on certain vehicles equipped with computer-controlled electronic ignition systems, increased resistance in system wiring connectors may cause ignition misfiring or, in extreme cases, intermittent stalling. This is due to possible presence of lacquer, plastic residue on the pins and imperfect pin diameters. (Correct by inspecting and inserting contact pin sleeves designed to provide a scraping action and to provide higher contact pressure within the connector.)

Bennett Truck Equip.

NHTSA ID No.: 83V-072

Date of Company Notification: 5-4-83

Make: Bennett

Model: Ambulance

Model Year: 1983

Number of Vehicles: 20

Mfg. Campaign No. Unknown. Electric Fuel Pump was improperly wired resulting in inadequate fuel output. Lack of sufficient fuel may cause engine to stall.

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 83V-117

Date of Company Notification: 10-26-83

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Rabbit Pickup

Model Year: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980

Model: Rabbit Convertible

Model Year: 1980, 1981, 1982

Model: Scirocco

Model Year: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

Make: Audi

Model: Fox

Model Year: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

Model: 4000

Model Year: 1980, 1981

Number of Vehicles: 930,000

Mfg. Campaign No. NB/FS—Electrical Fuel Pump. DOM—9/75-8/82. on certain fuel injected cars an electrical connector in the fuse panel could overload and thus overheat and malfunction. This would cause the electrical supply to the fuel pump to be interrupted and the vehicle to stall or not start. Such a stalled vehicle presents a safety hazard that could result in accident or injury. (Correct by inspecting the fuse box and its connectors for corrosion, correct where necessary, and install a bypass adapter to the fuel pump's electrical system.)

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 83V-130

Date of Company Notification: 12-6-83

Make: Honda

Model: Accord

Model Year: 1984

Number of Vehicles: 47,253

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electrical/Voltage Regulator. DOM—8/83-11/83. Certain cars may contain errors which may have caused failures of the integrated circuit which could lead to an overcharging condition. Continued operation will damage the battery and cause sudden loss of all electrical power. (Correct by inspecting and, if necessary, replacing the voltage regulator.)

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 83V-133

Date of Company Notification: 12-6-83

Make: Toyota

Model: Cressida, Celica Supreme

Model Year: 1984

Model: Camry

Model Year: 1983, 1984

Model: Corolla

Model Year: 1984

Model: Van (Van Wagon)

Model Year: 1984

Number of Vehicles: 48,737

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electrical/Voltage Regulator. DOM—7/83-11/83. on certain cars poor soldering of the alternator-mounted voltage regulator may lead to loss of alternator charging malfunction warning and charging control function and/or to an "over-charge" condition. Continued operation under this "over-charge" condition could result in misfiring or engine stall and eventual battery case fracture. (Correct by inspecting and replacing affected regulators.)

Saab-Scania of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 84V-019

Date of Company Notification: 2-22-84

Make: Saab-Scania

Model: 900

Model Year: 1981, 1982

Number of Vehicles: 24,705

Mfg. Campaign No. 257—Fuel pump. DOM—8/80-7/82. on certain cars the electric fuel pump may stop and the engine stall due to poor electrical contact at a bridge connector located on top of the fuel gauge transmitter. Also, there may be heat damage to the plastic top of the gauge transmitter which may result in a fuel vapor leak in conjunction with causing intermittent pump operation. (Correct by inspecting the gauge transmitter and replacing, if necessary. Also, the plus fuel pump connection will be made in a new, separate connector and a new ground wire installed directly to the body.)

 

Toyota Motor Company

NHTSA ID No.: 84V-108

Date of Company Notification: 10-3-84

Make: Toyota

Model: Cresida, Supra

Model Year: 1983, 1984

Number of Vehicles: 74,275

Mfg. Campaign No.410. Oil pressure sender gauge may be defective whcih may cause the sending unit to leak oil or may cause the engine to lock up.

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 84V-116

Date of Company Notification: 9-14-84

Make: Plymouth

Model: Horizon, Turismo

Make: Dodge

Model: Omni, Charger

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 2385

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Emissions. DOM—8/84. Under certain warm engine operation, an emissions system valve in the vacuum line between the fuel vapor canister and the carburetor may allow the canister to purge fuel. This causes an overrich gasoline/air mixture to be drawn in the intake manifold. This may cause the engine to stall during deceleration. A stalled engine results in loss of power steering assist and also a stalled car could be a traffic hazard. An accident could occur. (Correct by removing the emissions system valve and installing a vacuum line connecter.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc

NHTSA ID No.: 84V-152

Date of Company Notification: 11-16-84

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Scirocco, Convertible

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 4000

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel, Feeder Hose. DOM—8/84-10/84. Cars with fuel injected system. The fuel supply hose connected to the transfer pump, which is located in the fuel tank, can loosen from its connection. Should this happen the fuel supply to the engine is interrupted and the vehicle stalls. A stalled vehicle presents a hazard to highway traffic and may cause an accident. (Correct by installing a modified fuel hose.)

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 85V-039

Date of Company Notification: 4-4-85

Make: Porsche

Model: 944

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 1530

Mfg. Campaign No. F02—Fuel Hose. DOM—1/2/85-2/19/85. Fuel hose may be damaged due to too much pressure in crimping the hose end fitting. A fuel leak could develop which could cause a loss in system pressure and engine stalling. Also, fuel vapors in the engine compartment could be ignited by a spark and cause a fire. (Hoses will be modified by cutting off the crimped end fitting and replacing it with a nipple fitting secured with a screw-tightened clamp.)

Yamaha International Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 85V-041

Date of Company Notification: 4-10-85

Make: Yamaha

Model: VMX12N, VMX12NC

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 5757

Mfg. Campaign No. Unknown. Electrical System Starter Solenoid. The lead wires connecting the battery to the starter solenoid, and the solenoid to the strater may be misrouted and damaged. The damaged wires may short causing the engine to stop running and the lights to go out.

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 85V-090

Date of Company Notification: 7-17-85

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Scirocco

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 20,560

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel Pump, Inside Gas Tank. DOM—8/84-5/85. The fuel pump located inside the fuel tank could fail during high ambient temperatures. This failure is caused by bearing tolerances which do not accommodate temperature expansions. In the event that the fuel pump fails, it will interrupt the fuel supply to the engine, the vehicle will stall and could cause a traffic hazard on the highway. (Correct by installing a modified fuel pump, hose and clamps.)

Peugeot, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 86V-019

Date of Company Notification: 1-31-86

Make: Peugeot

Model: 505

Model Year: 1986

Number of Vehicles: 200

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electrical. DOM—11/85-12/85. Retaining bolts used throughout the car which ground certain electrical systems and components were improperly heat treated, making the bolts brittle and subject to breakage. Depending on bolt which fails, the vehicle will experience loss of power to the fuel pump, front and rear lighting, windshield wipers, dashboard lights and/or interior accessories without warning. Loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the car to stall which may present a highway hazard. Loss of lights and/or windshield wiper action may prevent the driver from having clear vision of the road or have the car be visible to other traffic which may lead to an accident. (Correct by installing replacement bolts which are properly heat treated.)

Thomas Built Buses, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 86V-021

Date of Company Notification: 2-3-86

Make: Thomas

Model: All

Model Year: 1985

Number of Vehicles: 468

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Battery Cable. DOM—1/85-12/85. A battery cable routing change may cause the positive cable to rub against the right front spring rear hanger, possibly causing a short circuit in the cable at the point of chafing. A short circuit at this location could result in loss of electrical power to the vehicle and could possibly cause a fire. (Correct by sending a repair kit, including clamps, brackets and instructions, to owners; or thomas distributor will do the repairs.)

TRW Automotive Products

NHTSA ID No.: 87E-016

Date of Company Notification: 5-5-87

Component: Power Rack and Pinion Steering Unit

Model or Size Designation: Steering Unit

Number of Components Recalled: 39,391

During remanufacturing process, yokes may have been improperly adjusted on certain power rack and pinion steering units. Improper adjustment could result in momentary disengagement of rack and pinion, skipping of steering gear teeth and ratcheting sound. If there is loss of power steering assist, engine stalling, power steering pump, belt or hose failure, loss of steering might occur and result in vehicle crash. (Correct by Replacing or repairing power steering remanufactured units.)

Western Star Trucks, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 87V-030

Date of Company Notification: 1-20-87

Make: Western Star

Model: All

Model Year: 1986

Number of Vehicles: 90

Mfg. Campaign No. W-8611—Fuel Tank. DOM—9/8/86-11/28/86. Conventional trucks 33,000 lb. and greater. Aluminum fuel tank pickup welds could crack and allow air to be drawn into fuel pump which could cause engine to stall or loose power and result in loss of power steering, air compression and engine brake. (Correct by replacing fuel tank.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 87V-052

Date of Company Notification: 4-8-87

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Vanagon Syncro

Model Year: 1986, 1987

Number of Vehicles: 15,500

Mfg. Campaign No. PB—Fuel Tank. DOM—8/85-1/87. Use of fuel with "Reid" vapor pressure up to 14 psi. could, under high engine load and high ambient temperatures, lead to stalling. Fuel flow could become restricted and cause engine to stall. (Correct by installing new fuel tank, containing a redesigned fuel filter, as well as modified control units.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 87V-053 Recall (supercedes 85V-090)

Date of Company Notification: 4-8-87

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Jetta, Golf, Scirocco, Cabriolet

Model Year: 1985, 1986, 1987

Number of Vehicles: 278,520

Mfg. Campaign No. PC—Fuel Pump. DOM—8/84-11/86. on cars equipped with dual fuel pump system, fuel pump, located inside fuel tank, could seize during high ambient temperatures because of extremely fine mesh fuel filter restricting the fuel flow. Fuel supply to engine would be partially interrupted, resulting in stalling. (Correct by installing modified fuel pump and filter.)

Coltec Industries, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 91E-034

Date of Company Notification: 9-6-91

Component: Fuel Pump

Model or Size Designation: Holley 12-801, 12-802

Number of Components Recalled: 493

Fuel pumps may contain a damaged interior seal, which may introduce air into fuel system, changing fuel density. These changes resulting from introduction of air at fuel pump can create surges at high vehicle speeds or cause stalling in idle positions. Excessive stalling may create a road hazard condition. Surges at high speed could result in loss of vehicle control and an accident. (Correct by replacing defective fuel pumps.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc

NHTSA ID No.: 91V-068

Date of Company Notification: 4-15-91

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Corrado

Model Year: 1990, 1991

Number of Vehicles: 8,500

Mfg. Campaign No. RG. Fuel pump filter. DOM: 10/89-10/91. Fuel filter housing, which serves as base for fuel pump (located in fuel tank) could deform, resulting in fuel pump becoming loose. A loose and improperly seated fuel pump can cause reduced fuel flow to engine resulting in possible drivability problems and stalling of vehicle. (Correct by replacing fuel filter.)

Yugo America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 91V-130

Date of Company Notification: 6-00-91

Make: Yugo

Model: G V Plus

Model Year: 1990, 1991

Number of Vehicles: 3,676

Electronic ignition control unit. DOM: n/a. Electronic control unit has a faulty rubber seal which allows water to infiltrate and short circuit unit. Vehicle could stall and fail to restart without prior warning. (Correct by installing a rubber seal between unit and firewall to which it is welded.)

Jaguar Cars Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 91V-155

Date of Company Notification: 9-5-91

Make: Jaguar

Model: XJ-S

Model Year: 1992

Number of Vehicles: 700

Mfg. Campaign No. R367. Electrical harness. DOM: 5/91-8/91. Engine harness may come in contact with air conditioning expansion valve protection plate, causing chafing of harness. Chafing of harness can result in short circuits of electrical wiring and possible vehicle stalling. (Correct by repositioning air conditioning expansion valve protection plate to preclude possibility of contact with electrical harness.)

BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke)

NHTSA ID No.: 92V-174

Date of Company Notification: 11-23-92

Make: BMW

Model: 525

Model Year: 1989

Number of Vehicles: 15,900

Electrical system. DOM: 8/88-6/89. The 80-amp fusible link located in the engine compartment can develop mechanical weakness due to aging and thermal stresses and can break. If the fusible link breaks, the total vehicle electrical system would be interrupted by the open circuit. All electrical systems would be involved and the engine would not start or would stop running. This could result in loss of power to the vehicle without prior warning, loss of hazard warning lights, loss of lights at night and a vehicle accident. (Correct by rerouting the electrical cables in the engine compartment to reduce the current flow through the fusible link, and replace the old fusible link).

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 93V-102

Date of Company Notification: 6-14-93

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Corrado

Model Year: 1992, 1993

Number of Vehicles: 4,300

Engine wiring harness. DOM — 8/91-11/92. Passenger cars equipped with a VR6 engine. An engine compartment electrical wiring harness may have been routed too close to a sheet metal edge. The wiring can become damaged during normal vehicle operation due to chafing, resulting in an electrical short. If a short occurs, either the engine could stall or the radiator fan could stop operating causing the engine to overheat. Either condition could result in a vehicle accident. (Correct by rerouting and securing various wiring harnesses inside the engine compartment.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 94V-024

Date of Company Notification: 02-02-94

Make: Chrysler

Model: Concorde

Model Year: 1994

Model: LHS

Model Year: 1994

Model: New Yorker

Model Year: 1994

Make: Dodge

Model: Intrepid

Model Year: 1994

Make: Eagle

Model: Vision

Model Year: 1994

Number of Vehicles: 110,000

Electrical system. DOM - 7/93-12/93. The right steering tie rod can rub through the automatic transmission wiring harness causing a short circuit which results in electrical system malfunctions, including engine stalling and an inoperative park/starter interlock system. Electrical system malfunction can cause stalling while in motion or while in an inoperative park/starter interlock system, causing engine start while the transmission is not in the park position, and may result in an accident. (Correct by installing a revised wiring harness and a convoluted sleeve to protect the transmission wiring harness.)

Chrysler Motors Corp.

NHTSA ID No.: 94V-033

Date of Company Notification: 02-11-94

Make: Dodge

Model: Neon

Model Year: 1995

Make: Plymouth

Model: Neon

Model Year: 1995

Number of Vehicles: 7,100

Transmission. DOM - 11/93-2/94 Moisture can get into the powertrain control module (PCM) causing driveability malfunctions, including stalling. Should driveability malfunctions or stalling occur while the vehicle is in motion, an accident may occur. (Correct by replacing the powertrain control modules on these vehicles.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 94V-056

Date of Company Notification: 03-22-94

Make: Ford

Model: B600, B700

Model Year: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

Number of Vehicles: 3,660

Electrical system. Medium duty school bus chassis equipped with hydraulic brakes, tilt hoods, 5.9L, 6.6L or 7.6L diesel engines or 6.1L or 7.0L gasoline engines and sold or registered in CT, IL, IN, MN, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WI. DOM - 9/86-3/94. The battery power junction block mounted on the right fender apron, which serves as an electrical connection point for several engine compartment systems, is susceptible to road splash. The terminals at the junction block can experience corrosion and can fracture, causing loss of electrical power and engine shutdown. Engine shutdown, loss of power steering assist, or loss of hydraulic brake boost can occur which may result in loss of vehicle control and an accident. (Correct by replacing the junction box, main power terminal, the starter or starter relay and terminals at the existing junction block.)

Hyundai Motor America

NHTSA ID No.: 94V-090

Date of Company Notification: 05-11-94

Make: Hyundai

Model: Elantra, Excel

Model Year: 1994

Number of Vehicles: 600

Protective internal coating. In some vehicles, the manufacturer's protective internal coating of the electronic crank angle sensor does not meet specifications, which can cause an open circuit at high operating temperatures and stalling of the engine. Engine stalling may result in a vehicle crash if it occurs while the vehicle is moving. (Correct by inspecting distributor and crank angle sensor production dates and replacing sensors which fall between certain dates.)

Oshkosh Truck Corporation

NHTSA Identification Number: 94V-130

Date of Company Notification: 07-19-94

Make: Oshkosh

Model: MB-FD

Model Year: 1989, 1990

Make: Oshkosh

Model: MB-FG

Model Year: 1990, 1991

Make: Oshkosh

Model: MC-FD

Model Year: 1989, 1990

Make: Oshkosh

Model: MC-FG

Model Year: 1990, 1991

Make: Oshkosh

Model: MT-FD

Model Year: 1989, 1990

Number of Vehicles: 398

Electrical. DOM—N/A. on motorhome chassis, depending on location and electrical demand, a combination of corrosion and heat can cause momentary break on either of two electrical circuits at bulkhead connector. If these circuits fail, the ignition, parking light, fuel pump, fuse panels and secondary electrical braking system will lose power. Should the primary hydraulic brake power assist fail, a loss of power to the secondary electrical braking system can result in increased stopping distances and accident. (Correct by running power from the battery directly to stop lamp and ignition switches. This will eliminate bulkhead connection for ignition circuit and back-up brake circuit as well as divide the load on the two circuits in question.)

AM General Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 94V-162

Date of Company Notification: 09-01-94

Make: Hummer

Model Year: 1992, 1993

Number of Vehicles: 1,300

Fuel system/FMVSS 301. DOM—7/92-8/93. Passenger compartment is separated from the engine compartment by an insulated engine cover. on vehicles with 6.2 liter diesel engines, insulation inside this cover can rub against fuel return hose resulting in fuel leak. Additionally, a wiring harness also can wear through and interrupt electrical operations, including the fuel pump. Fuel leaking inside the engine compartment can result in a fire. Failure of electric fuel pump can cause poor performance and possible stalling. This could create a road hazard and result in accident. (Correct by replacing the rubber fuel line hose with steel lines and route the line to provide one inch of clearance to the cover. Also, the wiring harness cover will be replaced and the wiring re-routed to gain sufficient clearance.)

AM General Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 94V-164

Date of Company Notification: 09-01-94

Make: Hummer

Model Year: 1992, 1993, 1994

Number of Vehicles: 2,300

Engine. DOM—7/92-6/30/94. on vehicles with 6.2-liter or 6.5-liter diesel engines, the oil pressure switch which controls power to electric fuel pump can fail. Failure is due to a missing rubber seal between the switch and the wiring harness. The missing seal allows contaminants to enter switch causing it to fail in open or closed position. If switch fails in closed position, pump will continue to run when engine is off, draining the battery. If failure occurs in open position, stalling can occur. (Correct by inspecting for seal. If the seal is missing, replace switch and install new seal.)

Western Star Trucks, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 94V-247

Date of Company Notification: 12-20-94

Make: Western Star

Model: Conventional

Model Year: 1994

Number of Vehicles: 192

Electrical. DOM—1/6/94-10/26/94. ECM ground terminals were installed such that there is residual stress on the terminal causing to fatigue and eventually fail. If this terminal fails, engine will stop and will not re-start. Sudden stopping of the engine can cause loss of power steering assist. (Correct by modifying the ECM ground terminal installation.)

Thomas Built Buses, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 95V-006

Date of Company Notification: 1-30-95

Make: Thomas Built Buses

Model: Bus, Citiliner

Model Year: 1994, 1995

Number of Vehicles: 80

Electrical. DOM - N/A. A power connector in the main wiring harness can become corroded causing loss of power. This can result in a total loss of power to the bus, immobilizing the bus, disable the lights, and an accident. (Correct by replacing and sealing the connectors.)

Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 95V-031

Date of Company Notification: 2-10-95

Make: Mercedes

Model: 124 (E Class)

Model Year: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

Number of Vehicles: 50,000

Electrical. DOM - 2/92-10/94. The front passenger metal footrest can abrade through the wiring harness under the footrest causing the wiring harness to short circuit. A short circuit can cause the wires to overheat, stall the engine, or inadvertently deploy an airbag, increasing the risk of an accident. (Correct by installing additional wiring harness cable fastener ties and edge protective covering for sharp edges of the metal footrest.)

Mazda (North America), Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 95V-033

Date of Company Notification: 2-17-95

Make: Mazda

Model: Protege

Model Year: 1995

Number of Vehicles: 5,760

Engine. DOM - 10/94-11/94. The wire rod used in the manufacture of the engine valve springs can develop minute cracks causing the springs to break. This break can cause engine chatter, damage to the engine pistons and engine stall, and an accident. (Correct by replacing all 16 valve springs in the engine.)

Hyundai Motor America

NHTSA Identification Number: 95V-043

Date of Company Notification: 2-24-95

Make: Hyundai

Model: Accent

Model Year: 1995

Number of Vehicles: 5,306

Electrical. DOM - 8/94-2/95. The engine control module wiring harness under the instrument panel can be contacted by the clutch pedal assembly when the clutch is engaged. This contact abrades and damages the insulation on the harness causing a fuse to blow and the engine to stall which may cause an accident. (Correct by inspecting the engine control wiring harness and repositioning the harness.)

SAAB Cars USA

NHTSA Identification Number: 95V-066

Date of Company Notification: 7-7-95

Make: SAAB

Model: 900

Model Year: 1995

Number of Vehicles: 5,383

Electrical. DOM - 7/94-12/94. Upon startup a voltage drop to the engine control module can cause a malfunction where engine speed fluctuates from 600 to 3,000 RPM for up to 30 seconds before nromal engine idle of 900 RPM which may cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

American Honda Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 95V-128

Date of Company Notification: 6-26-95

Make: Honda

Model: Aspencade

Model Year: 1991-93

Make: Honda

Model: GL1500

Model Year: 1988-90

Make: Honda

Model: GL1500SE

Model Year: 1990-93

Make: Honda

Model: Interstate

Model Year: 1991-93

Make: Honda

Model: ST1100

Model Year: 1991-93

Make: Honda

Model: ST1100A

Model Year: 1992-93

Number of vehicles: 54,388

Fuel system. DOM - 07/87-04/93. on motorcycles equipped with a bank angle sensor designed to shut off the fuel pump and the engine electrical power when the motorcycle turns over or falls down, the sensor's plastic case material can leak allowing the sensor to shut off the engine unexpectedly during abrupt turns or when riding over bumpy surfaces. Sudden loss of engine power, especially while turning, can cause a vehicle crash. (Correct by replacing the bank angle sensor.)

Thomas Built Buses

NHTSA ID No.: 95V-170

Date of Company Notification: 11-27-95

Make: Thomas

Model: MVP-EF

Model Year: 1994-1995

Number of vehicles: 300

Electrical. DOM - 06/94-08/95. The routing of the positive battery cable can allow heat from the air dischrge line to melt the cable. Which can result in a short circuit and loss of power to the vehicle.

Nissan Diesel America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 95V-176

Date of Company Notification: 9-11-95

Make: Nissan

Model: Diesel UD1800, UD2300, UD2600, UD3000

Model Year: 1995

Number of vehicles: 890

Electrical. DOM - 02/95. The electrical wiring harness protector behind the battery box can chafe or rub on the driver's side lower frame rail flange causing possible failure of the wiring harness protector and exposure or breakage of the wiring. Failure of the wiring harness can cause loss of electrical power to various vehicle components or systems, including the headlights and windshield wipers. Loss of headlights during nighttime driving or loss of windshield wiper function during heavy rain can result in an accident. (Correct by installing a plastic friction insulator on the frame rail lower flange between the flange and the wiring harness protector. If the protector or any of the wiring has been broken, it will be repaired.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA ID No.: 95V-178

Date of Company Notification: 9-15-95

Make: Volkswagen

Models: Corrado, Jetta, Passat

Model Year: 1993-95

Number of vehicles: 34,000

Engine fan. DOM - 04/93-02/95. Passenger vehicles equipped with VR6 engines. Improper material was used in manufacturing the radiator fan motor shaft causing the shaft to wear and become noisy. A worn and noisy fan motor shaft can seize, rendering the fan motor inoperative, eventually causing the engine to overheat and stall. A stalled vehicle in traffic can result in a vehicle accident. (Correct by replacing the complete cooling fan assembly on vehicles that have the potential shaft material problem.)

Carpenter Manufacturing

NHTSA ID No.: 96V-168

Date of Company Notification: 9-6-96

Make: Crown Coach

Models: School Bus

Model Year: 1992

Number of vehicles: 101

Fuel Pump. DOM - 01/92-12/92. The incorrect electrical motor was installed on the fuel pump that supplies fuel to the engine. The intermittent duty motors installed may overheat and result in a thermal switch shut down of the electrical motor. This may stop the flow of fuel to the bus engine and cause the vehicle to stall.

Blue Bird Body Company

NHTSA ID No.: 96V-198

Date of Company Notification: 10-10-96

Make: Blue Bird

Models: TC2000, Q-Bus

Model Year: 1996

Number of vehicles: 5

Power Train. DOM - 05/96-7/9/96. Oversized rotors were installed in the powertrain drive motors in these buses. If the oversized rotor becomes heated it may expand causing the motor to become sluggish, stall, sieze or fail completely.

Harley Davidson Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 96V-204

Date of Company Notification: 10-25-96

Make: Harley Davidson

Models: Softail, XL, FX, FL

Model Year: 1994-1997

Number of vehicles: 176,515

Fuel Injection. DOM - 07/93-9/96. Reformulated gasoline along with certain of the fuel supply valve affects the supply of gasoline to the carburetor. If the fuel contains MBTE and the motorcycle is started with the fuel valve in the off position the fuel may flow unpredictably thus causing the engine to shut down.

Thomas Built Buses

NHTSA ID No.: 97V-018

Date of Company Notification: 3-31-97

Make: Thomas

Models: SAF-T-Liner

Model Year: 1994-1996

Number of vehicles: 1800

Electrical System. DOM - 11/94-11/96. The nut that secures the vehicles main power supply can loosen causing loss of contact. This can result in a loss of vehicle power.

Isuzu Motor

NHTSA ID No.: 97V-034.001

Date of Company Notification: 4-7-97

Make: Isuzu

Models: Rodeo, Pickup Truck

Model Year: 1994-1995

Number of vehicles: 118485

Electrical System. DOM - 7/94-10/95. An integrated circuit within the voltage regulator can contain manufacturing errors. This can cause excessive electrical charging of the vehicles alternator resulting in engine control malfunction or stalling.

American Honda Motor Co.

NHTSA ID No.: 97V-034.002

Date of Company Notification: 4-7-97

Make: Honda

Models: Passport

Model Year: 1994-1995

Number of vehicles: 42092

Electrical System. DOM - 8/94-12/95. An integrated circuit within the voltage regulator can contain manufacturing errors. This can cause excessive electrical charging of the vehicles alternator resulting in engine control malfunction or stalling.

Holiday Rambler Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-074

Date Company Notification: 4-3-98

Make: Holiday Rambler

Model: Endeavor

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 47

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel relay. DOM - 02/97-07/97. Fuel relay on diesel motor homes built on Freightliner chassis, was positioned too close to engine. Excessive heat from engine can cause premature failure of fuel relay. If fuel relay fails, engine stalling can occur, increasing risk of crash. (Correct by relocating fuel relay to frame strut of firewall.)

Volkswagen of America, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-100

Date Company Notification: 5-13-98

Make: VW

Model: Beetle

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 8,500

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Electrical. DOM - 01/98-05/98. Electrical wiring located in engine compartment was routed too close to edge of vehicle's battery tray. Wiring can become damaged over time by chafing and air-conditioner compressor and/or fuel pump can malfunction. Malfunction of fuel pump can cause vehicle to stall and could result in wiring fire in engine compartment. (Correct by installing modified battery tray and inspecting, properly routing, and securing wiring in accordance with recall repair instructions.)

Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-158

Date of Company Notification: 7-9-98

Make: Harley Davidson

Models:FLHS, FLHT, FLHTC, FLHTCI, FLHTCU, FLHTCUI, FLHTP,

FLTC, FLTCUI, FLTR, FLTRI, FLTCU

Model Years: 1994-98

Number of Vehicles: 55,013

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) -- Ignition switch. DOM: 4/93 - 6/98. Loss of electrical power through ignition switch can occur due to excessive current and other factors. This can cause engine to fail to start, operate erratically, or stall. (Correct by replacing ignition switch/circuit breaker and installing relay kit.)

Isuzu Motor

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-170.001

Date of Company Notification: 7-23-98

Make: Isuzu

Model: Rodeo

Model: Amigo

ModelYears: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 55,475

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) -- Wiring harness. DOM: 7/97 - 2/98. Ground connection terminal was not properly crimped in supplier's engine wiring harness manufacturing line. This improper crimping process can leave impression on terminal and eventually cause stress fracture. If terminal fractures, powertrain control module (PCM) can receive erroneous signal indicating high vehicle speed, thereby causing PCM to cut fuel, causing ‘no-start' condition, or possible engine stall. (Correct by replacing wiring harness.)

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-170.002

Date of Company Notification: 7-23-98

Make: Honda

Model: Passport

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 16,838

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) -- Electronic controls. DOM: 9/97 - 2/98. Ground connection terminal was not properly crimped in supplier's engine wiring harness manufacturing line which can leave impression on terminal that will eventually cause stress fracture. If terminal is fractured, powertrain control module (PCM) can receive erroneous signal indicating high vehicle speed, causing the PCM to cut off fuel, causing a ‘no-start' condition, or engine stall. (Correct by replacing wiring harness.)

Mazda (North America), Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-206.001

Date of Company Notification: 9-2-98

Make: Mazda

Model: 626

Model: MX6

Model Year: 1997

Number of Vehicles: 40,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 76810 -- DOM: 12/96 - 6/97. External spring in timing belt tensioner can break and catch in timing belt, resulting in engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and replacing tensioner if necessary.)

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-206.002

Date of Company Notification: 10-27-98

Make: Ford

Model: Probe

Model Year: 1997

Number of Vehicles: 5,700

Mfg. Campaign No. 98S30 -- Timing belt. DOM: 12/96 - 7/97. External spring in timing belt tensioner can break and catch in timing belt, resulting in engine stalling. (Correct by inspecting and replacing tensioner if necessary.)

Home & Park Motor Homes

NHTSA Indentification Number: 98V-261

Date of Company Notification: 6-17-98

Make: Home & Park

Model: Roadtrek

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 404

Mfg. Campaign No. 199801— Fuel line. DOM: 1/98-6/98. on these Class B motor homes built on Dodge 1500, 2500 and 3500 van chassis, fuel line from fuel tank to engine may not be secured to chassis. Fuel line could contact exhaust manifold, creating fuel leak and possible fire. Engine could stall from lack of fuel, resulting in loss of power braking and power steering control. (Correct by inspecting fuel line for heat exposure and replacing as necessary. Install fuel line into existing plastic clamps and add nylon cable tie to secure fuel line to adjacent wiring harness.)

Southeast Toyota Distributors

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-278

Date of Company Notification: 11-3-98

Make: Toyota

Model: RAV4

Model: Avalon

Model: Sienna

Model Years: 1998-99

Number of Vehicles: 1,960

Mfg. Campaign No.[N/A] -- DOM: 7/98 - 10/98. on certain sport utility vehicles, mini vans, and passenger cars equipped with aftermarket theft deterrent systems distributed by Southeast Toyota Distributors, in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. The alarm wiring harness plugs into the vehicle’s ignition switch and the vehicle’s ignition switch wiring harness plugs into the alarm harness to complete the circuit. A percentage of the femal terminals used in the alarm connector were found to be defective, causing an ‘open circuit’ condition when mated to the male ignition switch terminals. This condition can cause intermittent performance of the vehicle’s electrical components such as the dash warning lights and/or HVAC fan speed controls. Also, the vehicle may not run smoothly and stall. Dealers will inspect the date code label on the security system harness and any displaying the manufacturing/final date code will be replace with newly produced harnesses. The date codes are: RAV4 - 6/24/98, 6/25/98, 6/26/98; Sienna - 6/25/98, 6/26/98; Avalon - 6/30/98, 7/1/98, 8/31/98, 9/1/98, 9/2/98, and 9/3/98.

Gulf States Toyota, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 98V-279

Date of Company Notification: 11-98

Make: Toyota

Model: Camry

Model: RAV 4

Model Years: 1998-99

Number of Vehicles: 1,519

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) -- Wiring harness. DOM: 7/98 - 10/98. Audiovox Securikey+ security system and Securikey+ security system with remote starter system on vehicles distributed by Gulf States Toyota, in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi can have wiring harnesses which malfunction causing engine to run poorly and stall. Vehicle's electrical components, such as dash warning lights and HVAC fan speed controls, can intermittently fail. (Correct by inspecting Securikey+ wiring harness and replacing harness as necessary.)

Suzuki Motor Corp.

NHTSA Indentification Number: 98V-287

Date of Company Notification: 11-6-98

Make: Suzuki

Model: GSX-R750W

Model: TL1000RW

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 6,087

Mfg. Campaign No. 2035/2036—Fuel hose. DOM: 9/97-4/98. Hose connecting fuel pump to fuel filter can come off, causing leak of fuel pressure to fuel injection systems. This can prevent motorcycle from starting or can cause engine to stall. Engine stalling while riding can reduce driver's ability to control motorcycle, increasing risk of crash. (Correct by replacing original rubber fuel hose with combination metal and rubber fuel hose set.)

Caterpillar

NHTSA Identification Number:99E-023

Date of Company Notification: 7-8-99

Component: Engine

Model or Size Designamtion: C10

Model or Size Designamtion: C12

Model or Size Designamtion: 3406E

Number of Components: 826

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)— Engines. DOM: 12/98-6/99. When electronically fuel injected diesel engines are matched with Eaton 10 speed Auto Shift transmission, vehicles experience stall due to engine retarding below low idle. Steering boost and primary braking limited during stall. (Correct by updating these engines with software changes.)

Kawasaki

NHTSA Identification Number:99V-067

Date of Company Notification: 3-31-99

Make:Kawasaki

Model:VN 1500 Drifter

Model Year:1999

Number of Vehicles: 2,779

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Vehicle-down sensor. DOM: 12/98-3/99. Vehicle-down sensor can be dislodged during battery maintenance, preventing vehicle from starting or causing vehicle to stall during driving. (Correct by re-installing sensor if out of position and affixing label to motorcycle frame that instructs driver on repositioning sensor after servicing battery.)

Buell

NHTSA Indentification Number: 99V-095

Date of Company Notification: 4-29-99

Make:Buell

Model:S1 Lightening

Model Year:1996-98

Number of Vehicles: 3,878

Mfg. Campaign No. 0811—Battery cable. DOM: 1/95- 6/98. Motion of battery cable can lead to breakage of battery terminal and cause engine to stall or quit while in operation. (Correct by replacing negative battery cable.)

Buell Motorcycle Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-097

Date of Company Notification: 04-29-99

Make: Buell

Model: S1 Lightning

Model Year: 1996-1998

Model: M2 Cyclone

Model: S3 Thunderbolt

Model Year: 1997-1999

Model: S3T Thunderbolt

Model Year: 1997-1998

Model: S1 White Lightning

Model Year: 1998

Model: X1 Lightning

Model Year: 1999

Number of Vehicles: 10,255

Mfg. Campaign No. 0813—Electrical. DOM 1/95-4/99. Sidestand switch could become inoperative, causing engine to stall or quit when riding. Correct by replacing sidestand switch.

 

Buell

NHTSA Identification Number:99V-134

Date of Company Notification: 5-24-99

Make:Buell

Model:X1 Lightning

Model Year:1999

Number of Vehicles: 1,765

Mfg. Campaign No. 0812—Battery. DOM: N/A. Positive battery cable can contact battery carrier, resulting in stall/quit condition while driving. (Correct by inspecting cable routing and correcting condition.)

Buell Motorcycle Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-140

Date of Company Notification: 06-03-99

Make: Buell Model M2 Cyclone

Model Year: 1999

Number of Vehicles: 1,177

Mfg. Campaign No. 0815—Carburetor. DOM 1/98-4/99. Motorcycles have incorrect air cleaner component which could restrict air flow into float bowl of carburetor, causing fuel to overflow, which could result in fire. This could also prevent sufficient fuel flow and could cause engine to misfire or stall. Correct by inspecting float bowl vent assembly for proper venting and correcting if necessary.

Kenworth

NHTSA Identification Number:99V-181

Date of Company Notification: 7-7-99

Make:Kenworth

Model:T600

Model:T800

Model:T2000

Model:W900

Make:Peterbuilt

Model:357

Model:377

Model:378

Model:379

Model:385

Model Year:1998-99

Number of Vehicles: 272

Mfg. Campaign No. Kenworth 99KW02/ Peterbuilt 799-C—Engine. DOM: 12/98-6/99. Engine stall condition caused by software problems may increase steering effort required. (Correct by updating engine with software changes.)

Freightliner Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-181.002

Date of Company Notification: N/A

Make: Freightliner

Model: FLC

Model: FLD

Model: FLN

Make: Sterling

Model: L Line Model Years 1998-99

Number of Vehicles: 320

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Engine. DOM 12/98-7/99. on trucks with Caterpillar engines and Eaton Autoshift transmissions, engines can stall because of software problems. Increased steering effort can occur. Correct by updating engines with software changes.

 

Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-291

Date of Company Notification: 10-22-99

Make: Harley-Davidson

Model: FLT

Model Year: 1999-2000

Number of Vehicles: 52,126

Mfg. Campaign No. 0101—Engine. DOM 5/97-10/99. Bank sensor angle system can malfunction, causing engine to stall or quit unexpectedly when riding and cause rider to lose control of motorcycle. Correct bank angle sensor system.

Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-292

Date of Company Notification: 10-22-99

Make: Harley-Davidson

Model: FLT

Model Year: 1999-2000

Number of Vehicles: 52,126

Mfg. Campaign No. 0101— DOM 5/97-10/99. Fuel tank vent system can malfunction, causing engine to stall or quit when riding and cause rider to lose control of motorcycle. Correct fuel tank vent system.

Excelsior-Henderson

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-299

Date of Company Notification: 10-29-99

Make: Excelsior-Henderson

Model: Super X

Model Year: 1999

Number of Vehicles: 857

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel hose. DOM 1/99-7/99. Fuel hose may disconnect between fuel pump regulator and fuel tank outlet nozzle. Fuel pump and hose are located inside fuel tank assembly. If this disconnect occurs, engine can stall, causing rider to lose control of motorcycle. Correct by installing plastic safety tie to secure fuel hose.

Kia Motors America, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-317

Date of Company Notification: 11-09-99

Make: Kia

Model: Sephia

Model Year: 1998-99

Number of Vehicles: 102,944

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel pump. DOM 9/97-5/99. Electrical current to fuel pump passes through connectors. If exposed to moisture, connectors could corrode. Over time, fuel pump will not receive enough current to operate, causing engine to stall. Correct by replacing and repositioning connectors to area where placement prevents contact with moisture.

Kia Motors America, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 99V-325

Date of Company Notification: 11-19-99

Make: Kia

Model: Sportage

Model Year: 1997-99

Number of Vehicles: 76,986

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)— DOM 8/96-2/99. Wires connected to C123 and C124 connectors can be put under tension by movement of engine, thus pulling wires and connectors. Connections loosen, resulting in loss of circuit continuity that can cause engine stalling. Correct by installing spring clips to lock connectors together and soldering splice in wire harness.

Mazda (North America), Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 00V-134

Date of Company Notification: 05-09-00

Make: Mazda

Model: 626

Model Year: 1998

Number of Vehicles: 31,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 92007—Engine. DOM 8/97-8/98. on cars with 2.0 liter engines, external spring in timing belt tensioner could break and get caught in timing belt, resulting in engine stalling. Correct by checking for and replacing affected tensioner.

Hyundai Motor America

NHTSA Identification Number: 00V-259.001

Date of Company Notification: 9-7-00

Make:Hyundai

Model:Sonata

Model:Elantra

Model Year:1999-00

Number of Vehicles: 165,977

Mfg. Campaign No. 039/040—MAF sensor. DOM: 7/98-7/00. Intermittent low-speed engine stalling occurs if MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor electrical signal is interrupted as result of engine vibration transmitted to MAF sensor connector wiring harness. This increases risk of crash. Correct by re-routing MAF sensor connector wiring harness.

Hyundai Caribbean

NHTSA Identification Number: 00V-259.002

Date of Company Notification: 9-7-00

Make:Hyundai

Model:Sonata

Model:Elantra

Model Year:1999-00

Number of Vehicles: 1,421

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—MAF sensor. DOM: 7/98-7/00. Intermittent low-speed engine stalling occurs if MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor electrical signal is interrupted as result of engine vibration transmitted to MAF sensor connector wiring harness. This increases risk of crash. Correct by re-routing MAF sensor connector wiring harness.

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 00V-367

Date of Company Notification: 11-3-00

Make:Ford

Model:Contour

Make:Mercury

Model:Mystique

Model Year:1995-96

Number of Vehicles: 263,757

Mfg. Campaign No. 00S44—Engine fan. DOM: Prior to 1/96. Tightening of engine cooling fan motor bearings, up to and including motor stall, can result in increased motor torque and higher than normal motor current and accompanying high motor temperatures. Overheating of cooling fan motor due to excessive current can result in smoke and odors from bearing grease, insulation and other internal motor components. If electrical current continues to be applied to motor, internal motor components could ignite along with other engine compartment components. Correct by installing Positive Temperature Coefficient device in-line with each fan motor. Ford will also extend warranty on engine cooling fan assembly to total of 8 years of service or 100,000 miles from warranty start date, whichever occurs first. If vehicle already has more than 100,000 miles, coverage will last until July 31, 2001.

Daewoo Motor Company, Ltd.

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-020

Date of Company Notification: 1-23-01

Make:Daewoo

Model:Lanos

Model Year: 2000-01

Number of Vehicles: 27,884

Mfg. Campaign No. 01-9A-002—Wiring harness. DOM: 12/99-11/00. Wiring harness, located beneath carpet in front passenger floor area, can become damaged by passenger traffic as harness is rubbed against body seam in floor panel. When harness is damaged, engine driveability could be affected and result in sudden engine stalling. Correct by repositioning wiring harness and attaching it permanently in location where harness cannot be damaged.

 

Daewoo Motor de Puerto Rico

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-020.001

Date of Company Notification: 1-31-01

Make:Daewoo

Model:Lanos

Model Year: 2000-01

Number of Vehicles: 1,362

Mfg. Campaign No. 01-9A-002—Wiring harness. DOM: 12/99-11/00. Wiring harness, located beneath carpet in front passenger floor area, can become damaged by passenger traffic as harness is rubbed against body seam in floor panel. When harness is damaged, engine driveability could be affected and result in sudden engine stalling. Correct by repositioning wiring harness and attaching it permanently in location where harness cannot be damaged.

Ford Motor Co.

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-031

Date of Company Notification: 1-31-01

Make:Mercury

Model:Cougar

Model Year:1999-00

Number of Vehicles: 120,000

Mfg. Campaign No. 01S02—Battery. DOM: 12/99-9/00. on 2.5L V6 engines, battery cable was misrouted. Cable could contact power steering line and insulation, wear and result in electrical short which could cause fire, stalling, or no-start condition. Correct by replacing battery cable, changing cable routing, and adding routing clip. Torque on alternator attachment of cable will be checked and tightened to specification.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-133

Date of Company Notification: 4-19-01

Make:Honda

Model:GL1800

Model Year:2001

Number of Vehicles: 8,107

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Crankshaft. DOM: 10/00-3/01. Crankshaft pulse rotor used for ignition timing, fails and causes engine to stall. Sudden loss of engine power can lead to crashes. Correct by installing redesigned pulse rotor.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-183

Date of Company Notification: 6-6-01

Make:Honda

Model:Civic

Model Year:2001

Number of Vehicles: 56,269

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A)—Fuel pump. DOM: 8/00-2/01. Water was left in some fuel pump electrical connectors after testing which causes fuel pump failure due to corrosion. If pump stops working, engine will stall without warning. Correct by inspecting fuel pump and replacing corroded ones

Hyundai Motor America

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-362

Date of Company Notification: 11-28-01

Make: Hyundai

Model: XG300

Model Year: 2001

Number of Vehicles: 1,963

Mfg. Campaign No. 048 - Electronic control module. DOM: 8/00-9/00. Improperly manufactured powertrain control modules (PCM) were installed which contain condenser that was not correctly installed onto PCM printed circuit board. This could result in damage to ignition failure sensor which could result in engine stalling and crash. Correct by inspecting and replacing PCM as necessary.

Hyundai Motor America

NHTSA Identification Number: 01V-388

Date of Company Notification: 12-19-01

Make: Hyundai

Model: Santa Fe

Model Year: 2001

Number of Vehicles: 15,241

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Crankshaft position sensor. DOM: 3/00-2/01. on 2.7-liter V-6 engines, improperly manufactured crankshaft position sensors (CPS) were installed. CPS cases were improperly manufactured and did not meet dimensional specifications. Internal gaps within cases allowed epoxy to contact printed circuit board resulting in cracking of circuit board capacitor. Damaged CPS capacitor could result in engine stalling. Correct by replacing CPS.

Kia Motors America, Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-040

Date of Company Notification: 2-4-02

Make: Kia

Model: Optima

Model Year: 2001

Number of Vehicles: 4,286

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Crankshaft position sensor. DOM: 9/00-2/01. on 2.5-liter V-6 engines, improperly manufactured crankshaft position sensors (CPS) were installed. CPS cases were improperly manufactured and did not meet dimensional specifications. Internal gaps within cases allowed epoxy to contact printed circuit board resulting in cracking of circuit board capacitor. Damaged CPS capacitor could result in engine stalling. Correct by replacing CPS.

Freightliner Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-085

Date of Company Notification: 3-15-02

Make: Thomas

Model: MVP ER Model Year:1995-01

Number of Vehicles: 4,800

Mfg. Campaign No. VON 49 - Cooling fan. DOM: 5/95-3/01. Misalignment of fan drive system components can cause premature belt and pulley bearing wear. If school bus is disabled by cooling system failure and is stalled on side of road, crash resulting in injury to school bus

Mitsubishi Motors Corp., USA (Mitsiubishi Motor Sales, Inc.)

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-100

Date of Company Notification: 3-29-02

Make: Mitsubishi

Model: Diamante

Model Year: 2002

Number of Vehicles: 3,885

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Electrical. DOM: 8/01-11/01. Main under hood electrical wiring harness may have insufficient clearance with exhaust heat shield, resulting in melting of harness and erratic electrical behavior or engine stalling. Correct by inspecting harness, tying it away from heat shield, and repairing it if necessary occupant could occur. Correct by replacing fan belt, idler pulley, and belt tensioner.

Hyundai Caribbean

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-111

Date of Company Notification: 4-11-02

Make: Hyundai

Model: Santa Fe

Model Year: 2001

Number of Vehicles: 248

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Crank position sensor. DOM: N/A. Vehicles with 2.7 liter V-6 engine have improperly manufactured crankshaft position sensors. Epoxy may contact circuit board causing capacitor to crack, stalling vehicle. Correct by replacing crankshaft position sensor.

Supreme Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-115

Date of Company Notification: 3-18-02

Make: Startrans

Model: Classic American Trolley

Model Year: 1999-01

Number of Vehicles: 8

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Inertia switch. DOM: 9/00-3/01. on 29' propane powered buses, inertia switch is mounted under dash. Due to vibration switch could activate during operation causing vehicle to stall. Correct by relocating switch to chassis frame rail.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-120

Date of Company Notification: 5-13-02

Make: Acura

Model: CL

Model: TL

Make: Honda

Model: Accord

Model: Civic

Model: CR-V

Model: Odyssey

Model: Prelude

Model Year: 1997-00

Number of Vehicles: 1,000,000

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Ignition switch. DOM: N/A. Electrical contacts in ignition switch can degrade due to high electrical current that passes through switch when vehicle is started. Worn contacts could cause engine to stall. Correct by replacing ignition switch.

General Motors Corp.

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-121

Date of Company Notification: 4-30-02

Make: Chevrolet

Model: Trailblazer

Make: GMC

Model: Envoy

Make: Oldsmobile

Model: Bravada

Model Year: 2002

Number of Vehicles: 60,044

Mfg. Campaign No. 02016- Fuel filter. DOM: 9/01-10/01. Fuel filter fitting can become disconnected. If this occurs while vehicle is in motion, engine would stall and fuel would leak from filter. If this occurs while attempting to start engine, no-start condition would result and fuel would be pumped out of fuel filter onto ground. Correct by replacing fuel filter quick connect retainers.

BMW

NHTSA Identification Number: 02V-150

Date of Company Notification: 5-30-02

Make: BMW

Model: 745i

Model: 745Li

Model Year: 2002

Number of Vehicles: 8412

Mfg. Campaign No. (N/A) - Fuel pump. DOM: N/A. Electric fuel pump runs at rotational speed that could result in reduced lubrication of its internal components. Over extended period, wear induced internal damage to fuel pump could result in insufficient fuel supply to engine when fuel tank contains one-third of less of maximum capacity, causing engine to stall. Correct by reprogramming fuel pump control system.