CADILLAC SEVILLE 1983: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Make : CADILLAC Model : SEVILLE Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-08-01 - 1982-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V110000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-11-15 Date Received by ODI: 1982-11-15 Date Added to Database: 1982-11-18
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5316
Summary:
      DURING WINDSHIELD WIPER OPERATION, THE NOISE SUPPRESION CAPACITOR IN THE WIPER MOTOR RELAY MAY OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL MODIFY THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR DELAY RELAY BY REMOVING THE NOISE SUPPRESION CAPACITOR. THIS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DELCO/BOSE RADIO PULSEWIPE FEATURES.SYSTEM: VISUAL; WIPER MOTOR DELAY RELAY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WIPER MOTOR OVERHEATING CAN CAUSE LOSS OF WINDSHIELDWIPER OPERATION AND AN UNDERHOOD FIRE. THIS FIRE MAY SPREAD THROUGHOUT THEPASSENGER COMPARTMENT AND CAUSE BURN INJURIES TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED NOT TO USE THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR DELAY FEATUREUNTIL THE VEHICLE CAN BE CORRECTED. WHEN IT IS NECESSARY TO USE THE WINDSHIELDWIPER SYSTEM, IT SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN THE MEDIUM OR HIGH POSITIONS.