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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1992 Chevrolet Suburban

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1992 Chevrolet Suburban, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA94029

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 29, 1994
    • Date Closed: July 31, 1996
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: An alleged malfunction in the atlernator resulting in engine compartmet fires.

  2. INVESTIGATION: POOR BRAKE PERFORMANCE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA95026

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: Poor performance of ABS brakes

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