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Recall 00V143000

2000 Buick Century, Regal, and Chevrolet Lumina Models Recalled Due to Loose Rear Wheel Spindles

Recall Details

The rear wheel spindles may loosen because the bolt heads that secure the spindles may separate. This may cause the rear wheels to shift, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear wheel spindle bolts.

Brakes, June 23, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 23, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
18,754
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V143000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DRUM BRAKES. THE BOLT HEAD(S) ON THE REAR SPINDLE ROD CAN SEPARATE.
Consequence
THE REAR WHEEL CAN SHIFT, CAUSING REAR STEERING OF THE VEHICLE. THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SPINDLE BOLTS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 23, 2000. 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 BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300 OR CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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