Saturn SL Recall 94V170000

Recall 94V170000

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

August 24, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

94V170000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Potential Number of Units Affected:

931

Summary:

THE STEERING GEAR PINION SHAFT WAS IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED CAUSING THE SHAFT TO FRACTURE DURING VEHICLE OPERATION.

Consequence:

FRACTURE OF THE STEERING GEAR PINION SHAFT CAUSES COMPLETE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WHICH CAN RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; MANUAL; GEAR BOX.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL STEERING.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000. 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