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GMC Jimmy Recall 94V114000

Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 30, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
740
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V114000
Component
TRAILER HITCHES

Summary
THE TRAILER HITCH ATTACHING BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE. THIS CAN LEAD TO LOOSENING AND SUBSEQUENT BREAKAGE OF THE FASTENERS.
Consequence
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE TRAILER WAS BEING PULLED, THE HITCH AND TRAILER CAN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL TORQUE ALL EIGHT TRAILER HITCH BOLTS TO THE CORRECT TORQUE.
Notes
SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; OTHER PIECES; TRAILER HITCHES AND ATTACHMENTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY 4 DOOR MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION TRAILER HITCH (VR4) OPTION.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-313-456-4547. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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