1983 BMW 533 Steering Wheel And Handle Bar Recall

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1983 BMW 533 Steering Wheel And Handle Bar Recall

 NHTSA Recall #29988
NHTSA Compaign #82V122000
MFG Compaign #
 Model Year1983
 Date of notification30/12/82
 Begin date of manufacuring01/09/82
 End date of manufacturing01/11/82
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received09/12/82
 Report created15/12/82
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units1012
 Defect summaryOn the involved vehicles, the self locking nuts that connect the lower steering column shaft to the flexible coupling may not have been sufficiently tightened. These nuts can come loose.
 Consequence summary
 Corrective actionThe dealer will do a torque check of the self-locking nuts and, if the nuts are found to be loose, they will be tightened to the proper torque specifications, free of charge.
 Recall notesVehicle description: passenger vehicles. System: steering; self locking nuts (steering column). Consequences of defect: if the nuts loosen and fall off, this can lead to lossof vehicle control and an accident. Note: prior warning to the driver should occur in the form of abnormal steeringplay, caused by the loose nuts.
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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