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GMC Safari Recall 95V175000

Suspension & Steering, September 13, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 13, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
69
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V175000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Summary
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE LEFT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM-TO-FRAME REAR NUT NOT TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE.
Consequence
LOW TORQUE CAN ALLOW THE ATTACHMENT BOLT TO LOOSEN AND SUBSEQUENTLY FATIGUE AND BREAK. THIS CAN RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE LEFT-HAND CONTROL ARM FROM THE FRAME INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE LEFT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM-TO- FRAME REAR NUT TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION.
Notes
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; INDEPENDENT FRONT CONTROL ARM; LOWER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS.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 1-800-424-9393.
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