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Chevrolet Caprice Recall 96V245000

Recall 96V245000

Drive Train, December 2, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995, 1996

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 2, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V245000

NHTSA Action Number: PE96001

Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 21,582

Summary: THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A FRACTURE OF THE WHEEL STUDS CAUSING THE WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE VEHICLE'S WHEEL LUG NUTS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 1996.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006, OR CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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