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Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle.

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1977 BMW 320 NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) RECALL INFORMATION

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL OVERVIEW: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS. THE TWO ACCELERATOR RETURN SPRINGS LOCATED ON TOP OF ENGINE MAY OSCILLATE AT HIGH ENGINE SPEEDS, WHICH MAY CAUSE VIBRATION NOISE AND LEAD TO PREMATURE SPRING FATIGUE AND POSSIBLE BREAKAGE. THIS MAY MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE ACCELERATOR SYSTEM TO RETURN TO IDLE SPEED.

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL TITLE: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL DATE: 1977-06-16

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 77V092000

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL MANUFACTURER : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL COMPONENT(S) AFFECTED: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

1977 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL - POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 22850

Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle. The CarFax Report image looks like this:

1977 BMW 320 Recall Remedy: DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL RUBBER SLEEVES OVER THE RETURN SPRINGS TO PRECLUDE OSCILLATION, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

1977 BMW 320 Recall Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGE AND CONTROL; RETURN SPRING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD ADVERSELY AFFECT THE DRIVERSABILITY TO CONTROL VEHICLE SPEED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROLAND AN ACCIDENT.