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GMC Safari recall 95V175000

Recall 95V175000
Suspension & Steering, September 13, 1995
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995

Mfr's Report Date:
September 13, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V175000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 69

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE LEFT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM-TO-FRAME REAR NUT NOT TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE.

Consequence: LOW TORQUE CAN ALLOW THE ATTACHMENT BOLT TO LOOSEN AND SUBSEQUENTLY FATIGUE AND BREAK. THIS CAN RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE LEFT-HAND CONTROL ARM FROM THE FRAME INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE LEFT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM-TO- FRAME REAR NUT TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION.

Notes: SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; INDEPENDENT FRONT CONTROL ARM; LOWER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS.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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