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Recalls - 2002 STRICK VAN

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

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Recall Number

02V212000

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

ON CERTAIN DRY FREIGHT VANS EQUIPPED WITH STEMCO PRO-TORQ AXLE NUT SYSTEM, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT WHEELS CAN SEPARATE DUE TO IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR FAILURE OF THE LOCK RING PROVIDED WITH THE PRO-TORQ AXLE NUT SYSTEM.

Defect Consequence

WHEELS SEPARATING FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS/DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS. IF SNAP LOCK RING IS INSTALLED WRONG, IT WILL BE REMOVED AND RE-INSTALLED CORRECTLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 18, 2002. 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 STRICK AT 1-260-692-6121.

Notes

ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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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