SUBARU DL 1981: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Make : SUBARU Model : DL Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1981-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V131000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-11-30 Date Received by ODI: 1981-10-23 Date Added to Database: 1981-11-03
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Car USA LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5750
Summary:
      DUE TO INSUFFICIENT GROUNDING OF THE INTERNAL IGNITION DISTRIBUTOR PARTS, THE IGNITION COULD MISFIRE. THIS COULD ADVERSELY AFFECT VEHICLE DRIVEABILITY AND LONGEVITY OF THE DISTRIBUTOR COMPONENTS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES WILL BE FITTED WITH MODIFIED IGNITION COMPONENTS. THIS INCLUDES A NEW DISTRIBUTOR HAVING IMPROVED GROUNDING. ALL VEHICLES WILL BE FITTED WITH A CAPACITOR TO REDUCE THE HIGH VOLTAGE PEAKS. THIS WILL BE DONE AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIFIC ELECTRONICIGNITION SYSTEM AND B21F MPG ENGINES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SYSTEM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN IGNITION MISFIRING OR, INSOME CASES, INTERMITTENT STALLING. A STALLED VEHICLE MAY PRESENT A TRAFFICHAZARD AND COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.