BUICK LESABRE 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-08-01 - 1981-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V012000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-02-18 Date Received by ODI: 1982-01-03 Date Added to Database: 1982-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 79686
Summary:
      UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATING CONDITIONS, THE GOVERNOR WEIGHT RETAINER IN THE INJECTION PUMP MAY FAIL. THE THROTTLE VALVE COULD STICK, PREVENTING RETURN TO IDLE AND SHUT DOWN OF THE ENGINE BY THE DRIVER.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE GOVERNOR WEIGHT ASSEMBLY IN THE INJECTION PUMP AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.7 V8 ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE VALVE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AVEHICLE ACCIDENT.NOTE: IF THROTTLE STICKING OCCURS BEFORE THE VEHICLE HAS RECEIVED THE NECESSARYMODIFICATIONS, THE DRIVER SHOULD SHIFT THE TRANSMISSION TO NEUTRAL, APPLY THESERVICE BRAKES TO BRING THE VEHICLE TO A SAFE STOP, THE IGNITION SHOULD BETURNED OFF AND THE NEAREST DEALERSHIP SHOULD BE CALLED FOR ASSISTANCE.