Pontiac Grand Prix Recall 95V115000

Recall 95V115000

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

June 14, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

95V115000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

22,361

Summary:

CRACKS DEVELOP IN THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE. IF THESE CRACKS BECOME SEVERE ENOUGH, THE WHEEL WILL COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Consequence:

IF WHEEL SEPARATION OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, LOSS OF STEERING AND BRAKE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE OCCURS, AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MANUFACTURING DATE CODES STAMPED ON EACH WHEEL OF THE VEHICLE AND IF A WHEEL FALLS WITHIN THE SPECIFIED DATE CODE RANGE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THAT WHEEL ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH KELSEY HAYES STEELWHEELS; MODELS RPO PB9 14" AND PG1 15".NOTE: VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED THAT HAD LESS THAN FOUR WHEELS REPLACED IN RECALL CAMPAIGN 94V-041 ARE TO BE REINSPECTED.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; BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300; PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737; OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration