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Chevrolet S10 recall 96V035000

Recall 96V035000
Drive Train, February 16, 1996
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1996

Mfr's Report Date:
February 16, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V035000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 24906

Summary: SOME OF THESE TRUCKS WERE BUILT WITH TRANSMISSIONS CONTAINING PARTS WHICH WERE NOT MACHINED TO GM'S SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence: THESE TRANSMISSIONS COULD SEIZE AND LOCK THE REAR DRIVE WHEELS WHILE THE TRUCK IS BEING DRIVEN CAUSING A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSION MAIN SHAFT OUTPUT TORQUE USING A SPECIAL TOOL. IF THE OUTPUT TORQUE DOES NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS, THE TRANSMISSION WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes: SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION; 5 SPEED.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2 WHEEL DRIVE PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L ENGINES AND 5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS.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 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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