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Recall 94V125000

Recall 94V125000

Suspension & Steering, September 2, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 2, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,492
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V125000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Summary
THE LOWER CONTROL ARM CAN CRACK AT THE FLANGE ON THE END OF THE CONTROL ARM NEAR THE BALL JOINT PAD.
Consequence
THE BALL JOINT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE CONTROL ARM RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT BRACE ON EACH OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS.
Notify
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; INDEPENDENT FRONT SUSPENSION; LOWER CONTROL ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS OVER 9200 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-313-456-4547. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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