1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

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4 Recalls for 1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

Recall Date Component Summary
August 2, 1993 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH NEW ROTORS WITH A CORROSION PROTECTION COATING. HOWEVER, IF REPLACEMENT OF BRAKE LININGS ARE NECESSARY, IT WILL BE DONE AT OWNER’S EXPENSE SINCE BRAKE LININGS ARE NORMAL MAINTENANCE ITEMS.

November 16, 1993 SEATS

THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL BETWEEN THEM, CREATING A “SOFT” JOINT. THIS “SOFT” JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FOAM AND/OR VINYL FROM BETWEEN THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME “SOFT” JOINT AND REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS.

February 1, 1993 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.

Remedy:

INSTALL A LONGER TRANSMISSION VENT HOSE ROUTED TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT OF THE VEHICLE.

May 19, 2006 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON “DOCUMENT SEARCH” AND THEN “BUS APPLICATIONS”). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL’S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.

Remedy:

HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

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61 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 9000907
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 977304
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 977302
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 976823
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 977280
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 975804
SEATS
ODI Number: 973023
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 972145
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 974926
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 974926
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 962235
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 967307
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 898599
SEATS
ODI Number: 961517
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 878841
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 868760
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 854954
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 845786
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 841493
SEATS
ODI Number: 828138
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 821643
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 821082
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 814210
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 816967
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 812604
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 817810
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 801582
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 783704
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 783704
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 780436
TIRES
ODI Number: 745734
TIRES
ODI Number: 737097
TIRES
ODI Number: 737097
TIRES
ODI Number: 737639
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 730165
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 719368
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 717780
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 707971
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 707247
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 700101
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ODI Number: 602450
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 566915
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 554726
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 544006
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 541961
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 539654
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 537653
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 538110
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 538110
SEATS
ODI Number: 536018
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 531155
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 531155
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 528619
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 525652
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 525652
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 516579
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 517038
SEATS
ODI Number: 517038
SEATS
ODI Number: 510850
SEATS
ODI Number: 484528
TIRES:TREAD/BELT | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 565100
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1 Investigations for 1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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3 Service Alerts for 1990 CHEVROLET Suburban

Date Description
October 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION FOR INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION DOWNSHIFT, SLIP, BUSY/CYCLING TCC OR NOISY COOLING FAN. *TT

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August 1, 2005 103400 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE. *TT 2006 AND PRIOR CARS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. *TT

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February 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

COLD ENGINE KNOCK. *TW

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