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Pontiac Sunfire Recall 97V219000

Drive Train, November 21, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 21, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V219000
Component
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED SECURELY RESULTING IN A FRACTURE OF THE WHEEL STUDS.
Consequence
THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE. IF THE VEHICLE WERE IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD RESULT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE OF ALL WHEEL NUTS AND, IF NECESSARY, TIGHTEN ANY THAT MAY BE BELOW REQUIRED TORQUE.
Notes
DEALER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 21, 1997. ALL VEHICLES ARE STILL AT DEALERS.NO OWNERS ARE INVOLVED.
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