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Recall: No. 4 of 5
Recall Ref: R1997/074
Exact Model:
Build Date: Between 17 June 1997 and 21 August 1997
Numbers: 213
Defect: The brake booster vacuum hose check valve may stick and cause a loss of vacuum to the brake booster, resulting in increased pedal effort and stopping distances.
Action: The remedial action necessitates replacement of the brake booster vacuum hose.
Launch Date: 01 November 1997
Recall: No. 5 of 5
Recall Ref: R2000/083
Exact Model:
Build Date: 1996 - 1999
Numbers: 4249
Defect: The crankshaft pulley securing bolt may not have been correctly torqued. The bolt may loosen or break and in the worst case result in detachment of the pulley.
Action: All engines up to engine number YD2145 - remove pulley securing bolt, increase the depth of the thread in the crankshaft by 5mm. Check bolt for damage and renew if necessary. Lubricate threads, refit and tighten to specified torque. Engines numbered from YD2146 onwards - remove pulley securing bolt, examine for damage and renew if necessary, lubricate threads, refit and tighten to specified torque.
Launch Date: 06 November 2000

Manufacturer contact details:
The Colt Car Company Ltd
Watermoor, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1LF
(01285) 655777


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