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Chevrolet S10 recall 96V195000

Recall 96V195000
Suspension & Steering, October 8, 1996
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

Mfr's Report Date:
October 8, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V195000

NHTSA Action Number: PE96048

Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 144598

Summary: THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT LOOSENS AT THE STEERING SHAFT TO STEERING GEAR COUPLING. WITH THIS LOOSENESS, THE YOKE PINCH BOLT CAN WEAR ON THE SPLINES OF THE SHAFT UNTIL THERE IS NO LONGER AN INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE SPLINES AND THE BOLT.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE BODY TO CHASSIS MOVEMENT ALLOWING THE STEERING SHAFT TO SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR WHICH CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE UPPER AND LOWER BOLTS TO CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:POSTAL VEHICLES ONLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE OCTOBER 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.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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