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Chevrolet Blazer Recall 95V080000

Suspension & Steering, April 28, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 28, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
271
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V080000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Summary
THE UPPER BALL JOINT NUTS WERE UNDER-TORQUED RESULTING IN IMPROPER SEATING IN THE STEERING KNUCKLE.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE BALL JOINT STUD TO LOOSEN, AND FRACTURE RESULTING IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE UPPER BALL JOINT NUT ON BOTH SIDES OF THE VEHICLE TO THE CORRECT TORQUE VALUES.
Notes
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT CONTROL ARM; UPPER; BALL JOINT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE. NOTE: IF YOUR 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, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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