SAAB 9000 1989: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : SAAB Model : 9000 Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1987-08-01 - 1989-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V191000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-03-05 Date Received by ODI: 1989-11-06 Date Added to Database: 1989-11-28
Manufacturers Involved: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14000
Summary:
      THE ROUTING OF THE THROTTLE KICKDOWN CABLE COULD ALLOW CHAFING TO OCCUR BETWEEN THE CABLE AND ANY ONE OF THREE STEEL BRAKE FLUID LINES NEAR THE VALVE BLOCK OF THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE UNIT.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE; THUS, THE BRAKECIRCUIT SUPPLIED BY THAT LINE WOULD BECOME INOPERATIVE AND RESULT IN DECREASEDBRAKING EFFECTIVENESS AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      CHANGE CABLE ROUTING AND INSTALL NEW ATTACHMENT BRACKET TO PREVENT CHAFING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINES / THROTTLE CABLEVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.