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Pontiac Grand Prix Recall 95V115000

Drive Train, June 14, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 14, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
22,361
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V115000
Component
WHEELS

Summary
CRACKS DEVELOP IN THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE. IF THESE CRACKS BECOME SEVERE ENOUGH, THE WHEEL WILL COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence
IF WHEEL SEPARATION OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, LOSS OF STEERING AND BRAKE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE OCCURS, AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MANUFACTURING DATE CODES STAMPED ON EACH WHEEL OF THE VEHICLE AND IF A WHEEL FALLS WITHIN THE SPECIFIED DATE CODE RANGE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THAT WHEEL ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH KELSEY HAYES STEELWHEELS; MODELS RPO PB9 14" AND PG1 15".NOTE: VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED THAT HAD LESS THAN FOUR WHEELS REPLACED IN RECALL CAMPAIGN 94V-041 ARE TO BE REINSPECTED.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; BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300; PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737; OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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