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Recalls - 1997 CHEVROLET TILTMASTER

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall Number

97V087002

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FRONT AXLE BRAKE HOSES WERE DAMAGED DURING TRANSPORTATION OF THE FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY WITH THE BRAKE HOSES ATTACHED.

Defect Consequence

THIS DAMAGE COULD RESULT IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE, REDUCING THE BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS AND INCREASING THE STOPPING DISTANCES.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT AXLE BRAKE HOSES (RIGHT AND LEFT) AND ANY HOSE SHOWING DAMAGE WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2, 1997. NOTES: 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 GMC AT 1-800-462-8782 OR CHEVROLET TRUCK 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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