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Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Recall 96V187000

Suspension & Steering, October 9, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 9, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,340
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V187000
Component
STEERING:LINKAGES

Summary
THE STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBY CONTAINS A RELAY ROD TAPERED-STUD ATTACHMENT NUT THAT WAS NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.
Consequence
THE TAPERED STUD CAN LOOSEN AND THE DRIVER WOULD NOTICE A LAG IN THE RESPONSIVENESS TO STEERING WHEEL INPUTS. EVENTUALLY THE RELAY ROD STUD CAN FRACTURE RESULTING LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING CRIMPED NUT AND INSTALL A NEW NUT TORQUED TO SPECIFICATIONS.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING SEPTEMBER 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 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 1800-424-9393.
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