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Recall 96V147000

Recall 96V147000

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, September 1, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 1, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,538
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V147000
Component
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Summary
A PART OF THE STEERING COLUMN UPPER UNIVERSAL JOINT CRACKED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN NOISE AND FREE PLAY IN THE STEERING SYSTEM AND IF LEFT UNCORRECTED, WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE UNIVERSAL JOINT FOR CRACKS AND WILL REPLACE CRACKED JOINTS WITH NEW PARTS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 1996. 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 PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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