CHEVROLET K30 1977: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : CHEVROLET Model : K30 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V178000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-11-07 Date Received by ODI: 1977-10-14 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 330468
Summary:
      THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD IN COMBINATION WITH THE PEDAL INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CUT THROUGH THE FLOOR PAN RUBBER MAT OR CARPET INTO THE THICK RESILIENT INSULATION PAD UNDERNEATH DURING HEAVY OR REPEATED FULL THROTTLE APPLICATIONS. AS A RESULT, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD MAY CATCH IN THE MAT OR CARPET, PREVENTING THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE WHEN THE DRIVER"S FOOT IS REMOVED FROM THE PEDAL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND RETAINER DESIGNED TO PREVENT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD FROM CUTTING THE RUBBER MAT OR CARPET. THIS WILL BE PERFORMED WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT THAT THE THROTTLE DOES NOT RETURN TO IDLE,THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT DECELERATE AS EXPECTED AND LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND ANACCIDENT COULD RESULT.