1981 Pontiac FIREBIRD Equipment Recall

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1981 Pontiac FIREBIRD Equipment Recall

 NHTSA Recall #89616
NHTSA Compaign #07E088000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerHONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
 SupplierPONTIAC
 BrandPONTIAC
 ModelFIREBIRD
 Model Year1981
 ComponentEQUIPMENT
 Date of notification08/11/07
 Begin date of manufacuring22/05/22
 End date of manufacturing22/05/22
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received24/10/07
 Report created30/10/07
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units121680
 Defect summaryCertain honeywell fram racing brand hp4 and hp8 oil filters that were manufactured from may 25, 2006, through september 14, 2007, and sold for use as replacement equipment for vehicles list above. The affected filters are marked with a date code a61451 through a72571 sequentially. The date code and part number appear on the filter housing. Fram racing hp4 and hp8 oil filters not bearing a date code in this range are not affected by this recall. The gasket of the oil filter becomes more pliable under high temperatures and pressures.
 Consequence summaryThis condition may cause inadequate sealing and loss of engine oil, possibly resulting in a fire.
 Corrective actionHoneywell will replace the affected oil filters free of charge. The recall began during november 2007. Owners can contact fram customer service toll-free at 1-800-890-2075.
 Recall notesCustomers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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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