CADILLAC UNSPECIFIED 1994: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

Make : CADILLAC Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1993-03-01 - 1993-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V049000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-04-12 Date Received by ODI: 1994-03-21 Date Added to Database: 1994-03-31
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8475
Summary:
      THE ENGINE OIL COOLER INLET HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED TOO CLOSE TO THE STEERING GEAR CAUSING CHAFING. THE CHAFING CAN EVENTUALLY WEAR THROUGH THE HOSE'S PROTECTIVE SLEEVE RESULTING IN ENGINE OIL LEAKING ONTO THE ENGINE.
Consequence:
      IF THIS OCCURS, THE OIL LEAK ONTO THE ENGINE CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
     
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM: HOSES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ENGINE OIL COOLERS AND 5.7L OR 4.3L ENGINES.NOTE: IF YOUR EQUIPMENT IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020, BUICK SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300, OR CADILLAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-458-8006. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.