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Recall 97V044000

Recall 97V044000

Suspension & Steering, March 31, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 31, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,414
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V044000
Component
SUSPENSION:REAR
Summary
THE REAR SUSPENSION TIE ROD ASSEMBLY CAN FRACTURE.
Consequence
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL CAN RESULT INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT-HAND REAR SUSPENSION TIE ROD LINKS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 1997. GM ISSUED A STOP SALE TO THEIR DEALERS ON MARCH 20, 1997. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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