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  NHTSA Recall 93V132000

NHTSA Campaign Id 93V132000; Date: Aug. 10, 1993

Should an electrical short circuit occur in thegenerator, the generator wiring harness would experience excessive current flow. Under certain conditions, enough heat could be generated to ignite surroundingmaterials. If this occurs, an underhood fire could result with or without theengine running and without prior warning.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

1991 Saturn SC 1992 Saturn SC 1993 Saturn SC 1991 Saturn SC1 1992 Saturn SC1 1993 Saturn SC1 1991 Saturn SL 1992 Saturn SL 1993 Saturn SL 1991 Saturn Sports Coupe 1992 Saturn Sports Coupe 1993 Saturn Sports Coupe 1991 Saturn Sports Sedan 1992 Saturn Sports Sedan 1993 Saturn Sports Sedan 1991 Saturn SW 1992 Saturn SW 1993 Saturn SW

Component: Electrical System:alternator/generator/regulator

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 352,833

icon3 Recall Summary:

The generator electrical wiring is not protected against excessive current flow which may be caused by an electrical short circuit in the generator.

icon2 How to Fix:

The generator wiring harness will be replaced with one that will open as a fuse would under certain excessive current flow conditions.

icon4 Recall Notes:

System: electrical; generator; wire harness. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Note: if your vehicle is presented to an authorized dealer on an agreed servicedate and the remedy is not provided within a reasonable time without charge orthe remedy does not correct the safety-related defect or noncompliance, pleasecontact Saturn service center at 1-800-552-0008. Also contact the nationalhighway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Aug 6, 1993

Also see:

All recalls of Saturn vehicles.

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