Recall 90V070000

Recall 90V070000

Affected Cars:
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 6, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

90V070000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

6,600

Summary:

IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING LOCK BOLTS COULD BREAK IF DRIVER APPLIES EXCESSIVE FORCE TO A LOCKED STEERING WHEEL IN AN ATTEMPT TO DISENGAGE THE STEERING LOCK.

Consequence:

BOLT BREAKAGE WOULD CAUSE STEERING WHEEL TO REMAIN LOCKED EVEN AFTER THE DRIVER TURNS THE IGNITION KEY AND ATTEMPTS TO MOVE THE CAR; THIS TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

REPLACE COMPLETE STEERING LOCK ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING A MODIFIED LOCK BOLT.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING LOCK BOLTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BAGS.

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