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Geo Prizm recall 90V191000

Recall 90V191000
Drive Train, November 8, 1990
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991

Mfr's Report Date:
November 8, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V191000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 654

Summary: LUG NUTS THAT RETAIN WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS MAY HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO LOWER THAN RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence: INSUFFICIENT CLAMPING OF LUG NUTS RETAINING THE WHEELCOVER AND WHEEL COULD RESULT IN A LOOSE WHEEL THAT COULD FALL OFF WITH POTENTIALFOR LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REMOVE ORIGINAL WHEEL COVER, TORQUE LUG TO SPECIFICATION, AND INSTALL FULL WHEEL COVERS THAT ARE RETAINED BY SPRING CLIPS.

Notes: SYSTEM: WHEEL LUG NUTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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