Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 26, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V026000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

220,000

Summary:

REAR BUMPER REINFORCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE CRACKING UNDER EXTENDED TRAILER TOW SERVICE WHEN USING A BUMPER-MOUNTED TRAILER HITCH BALL.

Consequence:

UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS, BUMPER COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE WHEN USING A BUMPER MOUNTED TRAILER HITCH BALL.

Remedy:

INSTALL TWO BRACKETS TO REINFORCE THE BUMPER.

Notes:

SYSTEM: REAR BUMPER REINFORCEMENT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE.NOTE: BUMPER MOUNTED TRAILER HITCH BALL ASSEMBLY SHOULD NOT BE USED UNTIL REPAIR PROCEDURE IS COMPLETED.

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