1987 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

Report Date:
June 16, 1989
Campaign Number:
89V102000
Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary:
A SMALL NYLON BUSHING IN THE CRUISE CONTROL SERVO BAIL MAY SLIP OUT OF PLACE, CAUSING INTERMITTENT AND UNEXPECTED INCREASES IN ENGINE SPEED OR DIESELING (ENGINE RUN ON WITH IGNITION OFF).

Consequence Summary:
SERVO ROD ASSEMBLY COULD CATCH ON ENGINE COMPONENTS ANDRESULT IN A STUCK THROTTLE WITH POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
INSTALL A NEW BUSHING IN CRUISE CONTROL SERVO BAIL.

1987 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

Report Date:
October 26, 1987
Campaign Number:
87V168000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Summary:
MANUAL VALVE LINK IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY FORMED.

Consequence Summary:
THE VALVE LINK COULD SEPARATE RESULTING IN A GEARSELECTION DIFFERENT FROM WHAT THE DRIVER SELECTS. ALSO, CAR COULD BE STARTEDWITH TRANSMISSION IN GEAR ALLOWING VEHICLE TO MOVE IN AN UNANTICIPATEDDIRECTION.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE THE MANUAL VALVE DETENT LEVER LINK.