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Geo Prizm Recall 90V191000

Drive Train, November 8, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 8, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
654
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V191000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

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.
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