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1981 18 Deluxe Wagon VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL Recall

On September 19, 1980, the NHTSA and Renault announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL. Learn more about this problem below.
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1981 18 Deluxe Wagon VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL Recall

Recall ID # 80V119000 - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Recall Date
SEP 19, 1980

Model Affected
1981 RENAULT 18I

Recall Summary
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATION CHAIN COULD CATCH ON CERTAIN CARBURETOR HARDWARE, CAUSING THE THROTTLE PLATE TO REMAIN IN A PARTIALLY OPEN POSITION.

Defect Consenquence


Remedy
DEALER WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE PLATE BETWEEN THE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATION CHAIN AND THE THROTTLE PLATE, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

Units Affected
750

Notes
RENAULT USA, INCORPORATED
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