Pontiac Sunfire Recall 97V219000

Recall 97V219000

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

November 21, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

97V219000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

24

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED SECURELY RESULTING IN A FRACTURE OF THE WHEEL STUDS.

Consequence:

THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE. IF THE VEHICLE WERE IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE OF ALL WHEEL NUTS AND, IF NECESSARY, TIGHTEN ANY THAT MAY BE BELOW REQUIRED TORQUE.

Notes:

DEALER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 21, 1997. ALL VEHICLES ARE STILL AT DEALERS.NO OWNERS ARE INVOLVED.

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