1977 RENAULT 12 Recall - Recall ID 13591

1977 RENAULT 12 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V263000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: RENAULT 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 12 
Model Year: 1977 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: RENAULT USA, INCORPORATED 
Manufacture Dates: 09-01-75 through 09-01-77 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 13,298 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: OVSC 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: RENAULT, INCORPORATED 
Report Recieved Date: 12-12-78 
Record Creation Date: 10-12-79 
Regulation Part Number: 571 
FMVSS Number: 124 
Defect Summary: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS". DUE TO GUMMING DURING OCEAN SHIPMENT, SOME THROTTLES MAY FAIL TO FULLY RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. N OR RETURN WITHIN THE REQUIRED ONE SECOND INTERVAL. 
Consequence Summary:  
Corrective Summary: DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRING TO IMPROVE THROTTLE CONTROL RESPONSE. 
Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; RETURN SPRING.CONSEQUENCONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE THROTTLE FAILS TO FULLY CLOSE WHEN THEACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULDOCCUR. 
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1977 RENAULT 12 Recall - Recall ID 13591 for RENAULT 12 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

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