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Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) recall 96V187000

Recall 96V187000
Suspension & Steering, October 9, 1996
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1996

Mfr's Report Date:
October 9, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V187000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8340

Summary: THE STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBY CONTAINS A RELAY ROD TAPERED-STUD ATTACHMENT NUT THAT WAS NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence: THE TAPERED STUD CAN LOOSEN AND THE DRIVER WOULD NOTICE A LAG IN THE RESPONSIVENESS TO STEERING WHEEL INPUTS. EVENTUALLY THE RELAY ROD STUD CAN FRACTURE RESULTING LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING CRIMPED NUT AND INSTALL A NEW NUT TORQUED TO SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING SEPTEMBER 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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