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Chevrolet S10 Recall 90V193000

Suspension & Steering, November 27, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 27, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
237
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V193000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Summary
NUTS USED TO ATTACH LOWER CONTROL ARMS, REAR SPRING AND SHACKLE, AND REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS DO NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND COULD "STRIP".
Consequence
STRIPPING OF THE NUTS IN THE REAR SUSPENSION COULD REDUCECLAMP LOAD ON LOWER CONTROL ARM, WHICH COULD ALLOW THE ARM TO DETACH, RESULTINGIN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE LOWER CONTROL ARM ATTACHMENT NUTS AS WELL AS REAR SPRING AND SHACKLE, AND REAR SHOCK ABSORBER NUTS.
Notes
SYSTEM: LOWER CONTROL ARM ATTACHING NUTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS
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