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1993 BMW 740

Report Date:
January 03, 1994
Campaign Number:
94V022000
Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Summary:
THE THROTTLE CABLE'S TUBE (OUTER CASING) CONTAINS A BEND THAT LEADS TO INCREASED LOADING OF THE INNER CABLE, CAUSING IT TO BREAK.

Consequence Summary:
BREAKAGE OF THE INNER CABLE WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL, CAUSING THE ENGINE TO RETURN OR REMAIN AT IDLE. LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
BMW DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE CABLE.