BUICK LESABRE 1988: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1983-08-01 - 1988-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V102000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-07-20 Date Received by ODI: 1989-06-16 Date Added to Database: 1989-07-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1755897
Summary:
      A SMALL NYLON BUSHING IN THE CRUISE CONTROL SERVO BAIL MAY SLIP OUT OF PLACE, CAUSING INTERMITTENT AND UNEXPECTED INCREASES IN ENGINE SPEED OR DIESELING "ENGINE RUN ON WITH IGNITION OFF".
Consequence:
      SERVO ROD ASSEMBLY COULD CATCH ON ENGINE COMPONENTS ANDRESULT IN A STUCK THROTTLE WITH POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      INSTALL A NEW BUSHING IN CRUISE CONTROL SERVO BAIL.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM:CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL ANDCERTAIN GASOLINE AND DIESEL ENGINES.