CADILLAC SEVILLE 1986: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Make : CADILLAC Model : SEVILLE Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1985-11-01 - 1987-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V047000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-04-27 Date Received by ODI: 1987-04-06 Date Added to Database: 1987-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 56783
Summary:
      THE TWILIGHT SENTINEL POTENTIOMETER "THUMBWHEEL CONTROL" MIGHT HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN INTERMITTENT HEADLIGHT CIRCUIT.
Consequence:
      WITH THE TWILIGHT SENTINEL SYSTEM ON, THE INTERMITTENTCIRCUIT COULD CAUSE HEADLIGHT AND INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHTS TO GO OUT. SUDDENLOSS OF HEADLIGHTS COULD REDUCE DRIVER VISIBILITY AND MIGHT RESULT IN A VEHICLECRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
      INSTALL A NEW PART IN ONE OF THE VEHICLES CONTROL COMPUTERS TO PREVENT THIS CONDITION FROM OCCURING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL/HEADLIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS CADILLAC ELDORADO AND SEVILLE.