Recall 90V074000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 8, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V074000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected:

242

Summary:

IMPROPERLY TORQUED TIE ROD CLAMP FASTENERS COULD ALLOW THE TIE ROD TO LOOSEN AND EVENTUALLY SEPARATE.

Consequence:

IF TIE ROD SEPARATES AND AFFECTED WHEEL HITS A HUMP OR IS SUBJECTED TO MODERATE TO HEAVY BRAKING FORCES, THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OFSTEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

PROPERLY TORQUE TIE ROD CLAMPS AND RE-ADJUST TOE-IN AS NECESSARY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING - TIE ROD CLAMPS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK, VAN.

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