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1981 SUBARU SUBARU RECALL (VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL)

Make: Subaru
Model Year: 1981
Model: SUBARU
NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V029000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 32,000
Owner Notified Date: 05/19/1981
Report Received Date: 03/05/1981
Record Creation Date: 03/11/1981

1981 Subaru SUBARU DEFECT SUMMARY

UPON RELEASING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, THE FOOT IDLE CONTROL DEVICE THROTTLE LEVER MAY BIND ON THE ACTUATOR MOUNTING BRACKET DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE. THIS WILL CAUSE THE CARBURETOR THROTTLE TO FAIL TO RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION.

1981 Subaru SUBARU DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

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1981 Subaru SUBARU RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

DEFECTIVE THROTTLE LEVER WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED LEVER AT NO CHARGE.
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SUBARU AIR CONDITIONING.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THROTTLE SHOULD REMAIN OPEN AND VEHICLE IS IN GEAR,THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT DUE TOTHE ENGINE RUNNING UNCONTROLLABLY.

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