CADILLAC SEVILLE 1983: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

Make : CADILLAC Model : SEVILLE Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-01-01 - 1982-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V065000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-08-01 Date Received by ODI: 1983-07-07 Date Added to Database: 1983-08-05
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 25053
Summary:
      THE FUSIBLE LINK, WHICH PROTECTS ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CONNECTED THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, COULD COME OPEN WHILE REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER IS IN OPERATION. IF TWILIGHT SENTINEL SWITCH IS ON AND HEADLIGHT SWITCH IS OFF, AN OPEN LINK WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE FUSIBLE LINK WITH AN IMPROVED TYPE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGERS ANDTWILIGHT SENTINEL.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; FUSIBLE LINK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS WITHOUT WARNING COULD RESULT IN ANACCIDENT, ESPECIALLY IN POOR WEATHER/NIGHT TIME DRIVING CONDITIONS.