1983 Chevrolet EL CAMINO Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Componen Recall

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1983 Chevrolet EL CAMINO Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Componen Recall

 NHTSA Recall #31309
NHTSA Compaign #83V106000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerGENERAL MOTORS CORP.
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelEL CAMINO
 Model Year1983
 ComponentSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONEN
 Date of notification25/10/83
 Begin date of manufacuring01/08/82
 End date of manufacturing01/06/83
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received13/10/83
 Report created21/10/83
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units4667
 Defect summaryThe master cylinder rear brake pipe, which carries brake fluid to the rear brakes, may develop a leak due to extended chafing on the air cleaner resonator bracket.
 Consequence summary
 Corrective actionIf upon inspection the dealer finds that there is inadequate clearance, the pipe will be reformed to obtain the necessary three quarter inch space. Only those pipes showing signs of wear will be replaced.
 Recall notesVehicle description: passenger vehicles and light trucks equipped with 5. 7liter diesel engines. System: service brakes; master cylinder, rear brake pipe. Consequences of defect: brake fluid leakage will result in loss of brakingaction at the rear wheels. Loss of vehicle control and an accident couldresult, particularly in situations where minimum stopping distance is required.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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