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Pontiac recall 91V204000

Recall 91V204000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Pontiac Grand Am 1992

Suspension & Steering
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V204000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:REAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 272

Summary: THE BOLTS AND NUTS WHICH ATTACH THE BEARING-HUB ASSEMBLY TO THE REAR AXLE FLANGE ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED ON SOME VEHICLES.

Consequence: THIS WOULD ALLOW EXCESSIVE MOVEMENT OF THE BEARING-HUBASSEMBLY RELATIVE TO THE REAR AXLE FLANGE AND COULD CAUSE ELONGATION ANDEVENTUAL SEPARATION OF THE ATTACHING BOLTS FROM THE REAR AXLE FLANGE. IF THISWERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, THE AFFECTED TIRE AND WHEEL COULDTRACK ERRATICALLY, EVENTUALLY CAUSING FAILURE OF THE OTHER ATTACHING BOLTS. THETIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN AVEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: TIGHTEN REAR AXLE BEARING-HUB ASSEMBLY FASTENERS, AND REPLACE ALL THE FASTENERS ON A WHEEL IF TWO OR MORE BOLTS ARE FOUND TO BE LOOSE.

Notes: SYSTEM: REAR AXLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: GENERAL MOTORS REPORTS THAT ALL SUBJECT VEHICLES WERE HELD AND REPAIREDBEFORE ANY OWNER TOOK POSSESSION, SO THERE WILL BE NO OWNER NOTIFICATION.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration