CHEVROLET CD60 SERIES 1978: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CD60 SERIES Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1976-03-01 - 1978-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V195000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-08-23 Date Received by ODI: 1979-08-28 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2846
Summary:
      SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS". THE ACCELERATOR CROSS SHAFT SUPPORT BRACKET WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED IN A REVERSED END FOR END POSITION IN THESE CASES. THIS COULD CAUSE A SLIGHT BEND IN THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE, RESULTING IN A DELAY IN THE RETURN OF THE THROTTLE TO THE IDLE POSITION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REINSTALL THE ACCELERATOR CROSS SHAFT SUPPORT BRACKET CORRECTLY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 124
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM TRUCKS.SYSTEM: FUEL; ACCELERATOR, CROSS SHAFT SUPPORT BRACKET.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DELAY IN THE RETURN OF THE THROTTLE COULD CONTRIBUTE TOA LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.