1983 TOYOTA CAMRY RECALLS

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1983 TOYOTA CAMRY Recall

Item Affected: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Date Announced: 12/08/1983

Description of Recall: VOLTAGE REGULATOR WHICH CONTROLS THE AMOUNT OF FLOW IN THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM BETWEEN THE BATTERY AND THE ALTERNATOR, MAY HAVE MANUFACTURING ERRORS IN AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT. THE REGULATOR MAY OVERCHARGE THE BATTERY.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: DEALER WILL REPLACE THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR AT NO CHARGE.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; VOLTAGE REGULATOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: OVERCHARGING CAN DAMAGE THE BATTERY AND MAY RESULT INLOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER WITHOUT WARNING. LOSS OF LIGHTS AND ENGINE IGNITIONCOULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.


1983 TOYOTA CAMRY Recall

Item Affected: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Date Announced: 02/28/1990

Description of Recall: CRUISE CONTROL COMPUTER MALFUNCTION COULD OCCUR UPON SHUTTING OFF THE CONTROL AFTER CONTINUOUS USE FOLLOWED BY COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES.

Conequence: THERMAL SHOCK TO THE CRUISE CONTROL COMPUTER COULD RESULT IN ENGINE RACING IF THE ENGINE IS RESTARTED WITH THE MAIN CONTROL SWITCH IN THE 'ON' POSITION. THIS COULD CAUSE LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT IF THIS IS PERFORMED IN NORMAL TRAFFIC CONDITIONS.

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE COMPUTER WITH ONE OF IMPROVED DESIGN.

Notes: SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.



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