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Chevrolet Lumina Recall 00V143000

2000 Buick Century, Regal, and Chevrolet Lumina Models Recalled Due to Loose Rear Wheel Spindles

Brakes, June 23, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

The rear wheel spindles may loosen because the bolt heads that secure the spindles may separate. This may cause the rear wheels to shift, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear wheel spindle bolts.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: June 23, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V143000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 18,754

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DRUM BRAKES. THE BOLT HEAD(S) ON THE REAR SPINDLE ROD CAN SEPARATE.

Consequence: THE REAR WHEEL CAN SHIFT, CAUSING REAR STEERING OF THE VEHICLE. THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SPINDLE BOLTS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 23, 2000. 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 OR CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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