1987 ISUZU TROOPER

Report Date:
July 22, 1993
Campaign Number:
93E023000
Component:
TRAILER HITCHES

Summary:
THE WELD ON THE RECEIVER UNIT OF THE TRAILER HITCH CAN BREAK.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE FAILURE OCCURS, THE TRAILER CAN SEPARATE FROM THETOWING VEHICLE, AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH.

1987 ISUZU TROOPER

Report Date:
July 27, 1992
Campaign Number:
92V093000
Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

Summary:
TRUCKS USED IN THE SALT-BELT STATES CAN HAVE ACCUMULATED CORROSION IN THE HINGES OF THE REAR DOORS. IF THE VEHICLES ALSO HAVE MISALIGNED DOOR LATCHES AND STRIKERS, IT IS POSSIBLE TO CLOSE THE DOORS IN A "FALSE LATCH" CONDITION.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE "FALSE LATCH" CONDITION, THE REAR DOORS MAY GIVETHE IMPRESSION THAT THE DOOR IS PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN IT IS NOT. THIS COULD LEADTO PASSENGERS AND/OR CARGO FALLING FROM REAR DOORS WHICH CAN OPEN WITHOUT PRIORWARNING.

Corrective Summary:
CHECK THE DOOR LATCHES AND STRIKERS FOR CORRECT ALIGNMENT AND REPAIR IF NECESSARY; ALSO INSPECT REAR DOOR HINGES FOR CORROSION AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY.

1987 ISUZU TROOPER

Report Date:
December 04, 1989
Campaign Number:
89V001000
Component:
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

Summary:
DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN A BOLT THAT FIXES THE HEATER TO THE VEHICLE BODY AND A FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND BETWEEN A REAR HEATER HOSE CLIP, USE UNDER SERVERE CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE PIPE RUPTURE AND FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
INSTALL NEW LINES AND A CLIP.