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1984 Recalls
Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: OCT 19, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E088000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 121680

Summary:
CERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.

Consequence:
THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
HONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: JUL 01, 1983

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 83V064000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9197

Summary:
ATTACHING BOLTS WERE MISTAKENLY COATED WITH A SLIPPERY MATERIAL DURING PRODUCTION. THIS MATERIAL WILL ACT AS A LUBRICANT AND BOLTS MAY LOOSEN AND EVENTUALLY FALL OFF.

Consequence:
 
Remedy:
DEALER WILL INSTALL NEW CALIPER BRACKET BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE.

Notes:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET TO STEERING KNUCKLEATTACHING BOLT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE FRONT BRAKE ASSEMBLY COULD BECOME PARTIALLYSEPARATED FROM THE KNUCKLE ASSEMBLY, CAUSING THE WHEEL TO LOCK. LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

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Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: AUG 23, 1983

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 83V081000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 11909

Summary:
THE INSULATION OF THE BATTERY CABLE, BECAUSE OF ITS POSITION, RUBS AGAINST SOME OF THE ENGINE WIRING COMPONENTS. ONCE THE INSULATION IS WORN THROUGH, THE BATTERY COULD RAPIDLY DISCHARGE.

Consequence:
 
Remedy:
DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW ENGINE HARNESS RETAINER BRACKET, PROTECTIVE CONDUIT, CABLE CLIPS, A CABLE TIE STRAP AND WILL REPOSITION THE TERMINALS ON THE GROUND STUD ON ALL INVOLVED VEHICLES.

Notes:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY CABLE INSULATION.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE HEADLIGHTS WOULD CEASE TO FUNCTION, DUE TO LOSS OFBATTERY POWER; DRIVING AT NIGHT, IN FOG OR OTHER SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONSCOULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

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Make: CHEVROLET Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: MAR 12, 1985

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 85V029000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 47081

Summary:
THE CRUISE CONTROL VACUUM SOLENOID VALVES MAY MALFUNCTION AT ANY TIME THE ENGINE IS RUNNING AND THE CRUISE CONTROL IS ENGAGED AND CAUSE UNEXPECTED ENGINE ACCELERATION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Consequence:
 
Remedy:
INSTALL AND RELOCATE A NEW CRUISE CONTROL SERVO ASSEMBLY.

Notes:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH RPO K34 CRUISE CONTROL. SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.

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Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 18, 1985

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 85V118000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 44342

Summary:
CARS MAY LOSE THE WIRE SNAP RINGS THAT HOLD THE DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SHAFT IN POSITION IN THE REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL CASE ASSEMBLY, ALLOWING THE SHAFT TO MOVE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE CROSS SHAFT MOVEMENT COULD CAUSE THE SHAFT TO CONTACT THE CARRIER OR PINION TEETH, POSSIBLY LOCKING UP THE REAR WHEELS AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Consequence:
 
Remedy:
INSTALL A REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SHAFT RETAINING KIT.

Notes:
SYSTEM: REAR AXLE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 3.07 AXLE AND F41 SUSPENSION.

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Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1984

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: AUG 26, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V143000  EA90033
NHTSA Action Number: EA90033 
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 231833

Summary:
UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATIONS AND OCCUPANT USAGE CONDITIONS, THE SAFETY BELTS CAN LOCKUP OR JAM IN THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR.

Consequence:
IF LOCKUP OCCURS, IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PULL BELT OUT OFTHE RETRACTOR. THE OCCUPANT OF A SEAT WITH AN UNUSABLE SAFETY BELT ISSUBJECT TO INCREASED RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP ORACCIDENT.

Remedy:
REPLACE THE SAFETY BELTS IF THE LOCKUP OCCURS.

Notes:
SYSTEM: SAFETY BELTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

THE C4 CORVETTE - RECALLS
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