1996 Calendar Year Emission Related
Recalls
%	United States
Environmental Protect
Agency

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1996 Calendar Year Emission Related
Recalls
Compliance Division
Office of Transportation and Air Quality
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
United States
Environmental Protection
^1	Agency
EPA-420-B-00-012
May 2000

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1996 Calendar Year Emission Related Recalls
Case/
Defect
Manufacturer [Campaign [Type*
I Number I
Date of
Owner
Notif.
Vehicle or J Engine Families j Emission [Number
Engine Class
Problem
1 M
IVehicles
[Recalled
DR-
931
Chrysler
Corporation
648
1/2/96 (1989-90
(Federal Jeep
(Wrangler, CJ-
|7, J10, and
[Grand
[Wagoneer;
[and AMC
[Eagle
89
|k AM2.5 T2HE A7
(89
|kAM4 . 2T2HE A3
[90
|LAM4.2T2HEA4
[{Fed}
Failure of	[89 10
PCV	|
(positive	[89
crankcase	29.728
ventilation)	|
system	90
solenoid	21.887
and/or hoses j
causes
excessive
HC, CO, or
NOx
depending
upon failure
mode.
(Total =
151,625
|DR- [Chrysler
1009 [Corporation
680
V
3/22/96
[1991-95
(California
| Jeep
(Cherokee,
[Comanche,
[and Wrangler
[with 2.5L
[engine.
91
MCR2.5T5FEL3
91
MCR150T5FDV4
92
NCR2.5T5FEL4
92
NCR150T5FDV5
93
PCR2.5T5FEPX
94
RCR2.578GAE A
95
SCR2.578GAEA
{CA}
DR- [Chrysler
1009 [Corporation
681
V
5/8/96
[1991-95
(Federal Jeep
[Cherokee,
[Comanche,
[and Wrangler
[with 2.5L
(engine.
Catalytic
[converter
(failure due
I
(to thermal
[expansion of
(the can.
91 5 |
91	152 |
92	5 |
92	3,337 |
93	3,547 I
94	2,749 |
95	5,881 |
Total = |
15,676 1
,91
[MCR2.5T5FEL3
|92
]NCR2.5T5FEL4
[93
[PCR2.5T5FEPX
|94
(RCR2.578GAE A
|95
[SCR2.578GAEA
[{Fed}
[Catalytic	|91
[converter	[13,815
[failure due |92
[to thermal	[ 14,310
[expansion of [93
Ithe can.	[20,374
j	(94
1	]26,958
I	[95
!	48.693
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Chrysler
Corporation
General
Motors
92-C-51
DR- (General
1030 (Motors
5/1/96
96-C-28
DR- [General
1034 (Motors
96-C-34
6/7/96
9/23/96 j 1995
California
Dodge
(Stratus,
Chrysler
Cirrus
1996
California
Dodge
(Intrepid,
(Sratus;
[Chrysler
[Concorde,
I.I IS. Cirrus;
[Eagle Vision;
(Plymouth
(Breeze (Built
[thru 11/5/95)
[1996
[California
jChrysler
[Sebring
[Convertible;
[Plymouth
[Neon (Built
(thru
|l 1/12/95)
(95
[SCR2.0VJGFEK
[96
[TCR2.0VJGFEL
150STj
|96
(TCR201V8G2EK
96
[TCR215VJG1EK
[96
|TCR148VJG1EK
|96
|tCR1 52VJG1EK
[96
[TCR122VJG1EK
|96
[TCR122VJG2EK
! C A |
3/12/96 j 1992 Pontiac
(Sunbirds with
2.01. L4
(engines
1996 Cadillac
Deville,
Concours,
Eldorado,
[Seville &
(Oldsmobile
Aurora
Powertrain
Control
Module
(PCM)
software
changed for
OBDII
Total = 1
[124,150 |
195 2,254 '
96 107
96 518
96 2,508
96 1,095
96 1,605
96 1,360
96 2,503
Total =
11,950
92
[N1G2.0V8JFH5
! l ed J
I92
[N1G2.0W8JGHX
!{ca}
[96
|TGM4.6VJGFEL
l(Cadillac)
[96
[TGM4.6VJGFEL
(4.01..
(Oldsmobile)
|50STj
(PCV hoses
[deteriorate
[resulting in
[crankcase
(leaks.
Incorrect
PCV valve
installed.
[14,210
(Fed
|
|
[ 1,288
!ca
___
1996
Chevrolet &
1GMC "S"
trucks with
[96
[TGM4.3P1GFEK
150 ST}
Vehicle
control
modules
(VCM)
12,434
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I4.3L engines
jand M50
(transmissions.
jreceived the
[wrong
calibration.
|DR- (General
[1036 [Motors
96-C-32 IV 6/28/96 1996
I	{	j
(Chevrolet
[Cavalier,
[Beretta,
[Corsica, S-
(10; GMC
[Sonoma;
Pontiac
[Sunbird with
|2.2L engine.
11996 Isuzu
[Hombre with
[2.2L engine.
DR- (General
11064 [Motors
S VI-2667 V
96	Fuel leakage
TGM2.2V8GKEK (from Multec
{50ST Tier 1} [bottom feed
96	[injectors due
TGM2.2V8G2EK |to stressed
{CA TLEV} [plastic.
96
TGM2.2I8GFEK
{50ST Tier 1
LDT}
7,666 T1
1,304
TLEV
3,080 T1
LDT
Total =
12,050
1995
{50S}
Incorrect
862
[Chevrolet W4
95
tune-up

(Tiltmaster &
SGM5.7C5GAAA
label

GMC W4

installed on

|fwd
1

the engine
air cleaner.

9/3/96 11992 through
11995
[Cadillacs
(with 4.9L
[engine which
[have not had
[computer
[chip replaced
(previously;
jand 1991 and
Ismail number
|of 1992
(Cadillacs
(which
(previously
(had computer
[chips
(replaced.
[DR-
1068^
General
Motors
95-C-72
FE:6087
Fed
SM:2699
CA
jDR- [General
1059 [Motors
O
:SM 2664 [V
8/1/96
1992
Chevrolet and
GMC C & K
and M & L
91	[Failed CO	(91
M2G4.9V8X6A7 (when the	|96,920
92	|climate	(92
N2G4.9V8X6A8 (control	1172,484
I	1
93	(system was	(93
P1G4.9V8X6A0 (used. New	151.795
94	[computer	94
R1G4.9V8GAEB ]chip is	80.971
95	[installed.	[95
S1G4.9V8GAEB |	(84,797
{Fed} [	|
91	[	[Total =
M2G4.9W8XTA6 1	[586,967
92	1	]
N2G4.9W8XTA7 [	|
93	1	|
P1G4.9W8XTAX [	|
94	|	1
R1G4.9V8G1EA !	|
95	|	|
S1G4.9V8G1EA I	[
{CA} |	|
92	[Replace	J27,594
N3G4.3TBTAA3 (catalytic	|
{50ST}	(converter	j
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jtrucks and G
jvans with
[4.3L engine.
j catalyst
[beads.
|DR- [General	S VI-2665 jV [8/1/96 [1992
[1060 (Motors	!	I I	(Chevrolet and
|gmc c & k
[trucks and G
[vans with
[5.0L engine
(and C & K
[trucks (except
[Suburbans)
[and G vans
[with 5.7L
i
(engine.
92
N3G5.7T5TYA6
{50ST}
Replace
catalytic
converter
catalyst
beads.
37,916
[DR-
f 1061
(General
[Motors
1SM-2767
V
12/18/96 11997
[Chevrolet and
[GMC m & l
[trucks with
|4.3L engine.
97
V GM4.3 2PG2EK
{CA}
[Install the
[correct
(vehicle
j . .
[emission
[control
[information
j(VECI)
(labels.
1,579
I)R-
[1042/
19518
D58
(Hyundai
[029
(Hyundai
i:\1R-96-
001 -
(Mitsubishi
15/30/96	1991 & 1992
i	j
[Hyundai	(High Altitude
[7/15/96	jHyundai
[Mitsub.	[Excels and
|	jScoupes, and
i	(Mitsubishi
i	j
!	(Precis with
I	I
j	(1.5L engines
[91
(MHY1.5V5FFA2
[92
[NHY1.5V5FFA3
({Fed}
I)R-
(918
(Hyundai
909	V ill/23/94 1993 & 1994
i	I
[	(El antra with
|	[l.8L engine
93
[PHY1.8V5FF44
|94
[RHY1.8VJGAEA
{Fed}
Failed HC &
91H
CO. New
3,237
computer
91M 183
modulator
92H
kit installed.
1,847
Inspect
92M 243
catalytic

converter

and fuel

pump and

replace if

necessary.

No start
93
condition
17,619
below 3 F.
94
Install
11,326
modulator

kit to adjust

coolant

temperature

signal to

control

module.

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I)R- Kia Motors
1155 (Corporation
DR-
998
Mazda
LCE-
(95/114
V [12/13/96 [1995 1.8L
[Sephia
[(Fed)
I95
! SKM1.8 VJGFEK
](CA)
95
[SKM1.8VJG1EK
OBD II
systems do
not perform
as required
under all
driving
conditions.
Vehicles
relabeled as
OBD I on
new VECI
labels.
2,769
Fed
2,357
CA
V
1/15/96 [1995 Millenia
[and Protege
[with 1.5L,
1.81.. 2.31.. &
12.5L engines
95
(Vehicles did
(11,3421
STK 1.5 VJGFEK
not meet
[Fed,
95
[OBD II
50ST
STK 1.8 VJGFEK
[requirements
10.630
{Fed}
(as the
[CA
95
[original

STK1.5VJG2EK
jVECI label

95
[indicated. A

STK1.8VJG1EK
[new VECI

{CA}
(label will be

95
[installed to

STK2.3 VJGFEK
[indicate the

95
[vehicles are

STK2.5VJGFEK
[OBD I.

{50ST}

I
jDR-
1033
Porsche
9603
V [5/29/96 11996 Porsche (96
|	[911 Turbo | TPR3.6 V8 GNEK
!	!	| {50ST}
Reversed
oxygen
sensor signal
wires.
146
I)R-
S1015
Toyota
,T04
V
6/6/96
1995	Tercel,
1996	Tercel
and Paseo
with 1.5L
engines
95
STY 1 5VHGFEK
96
TTY1 5VHGFEK
{ 50ST}
Bad vacuum
signal to
MAP sensor
due to ice.
(95
[38,000
96
Il7,000
* Type: I = Influenced - Voluntary recall after EPA investigation
V = Voluntary - Voluntary recall without EPA investigation
O = Ordered - Ordered recall after EPA investigation
1. l.This recall was ordered based upon a violation of Section 203 (Prohibited Acts) of the Clean Air Act.
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