Recall 96V118000

Recall 96V118000

Affected Cars:
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 5, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

96V118000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected:

965

Summary:

THE STEERING WHEEL CENTER HUB TO SPOKE WELD CAN FRACTURE.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WILL ALLOW THE STEERING WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING COLUMN INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING WHEEL FOR THE SUSPECT STEERING WHEEL LOT DATE CODE AND REPLACE ANY FOUND TO HAVE THIS SUSPECT DATE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; WHEEL AND COLUMN. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN IN JUNE 1996. 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 GEO/CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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