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Recall 98V324001

Recall 98V324001

Suspension & Steering, December 21, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 21, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,158
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V324001
Component
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COUPLING THAT CONNECTS THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT TO THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT IS CRACKED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE STEERING SHAFTS TO SEPARATE.
Consequence
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING SHAFT COUPLING.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 21, 1998.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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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