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Buick Roadmaster Recall 96V245000

Drive Train, December 2, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 2, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
PE96001
Potential Number of Units Affected
21,582
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V245000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Summary
THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A FRACTURE OF THE WHEEL STUDS CAUSING THE WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE VEHICLE'S WHEEL LUG NUTS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 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 BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006, OR 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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