2005 Pontiac GRAND AM Suspension Rear Recall

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2005 Pontiac GRAND AM Suspension Rear Recall

 NHTSA Recall #55551
NHTSA Compaign #05V054000
MFG Compaign #05020
 ManufacturerGENERAL MOTORS CORP.
 SupplierPONTIAC
 BrandPONTIAC
 ModelGRAND AM
 Model Year2005
 ComponentSUSPENSION:REAR
 Date of notification09/02/05
 Begin date of manufacuring01/10/04
 End date of manufacturing31/01/05
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received14/02/05
 Report created15/02/05
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units9402
 Defect summaryCertain passenger vehicles equipped with rear suspension knuckle bolts that are not to specification and could fracture under high loads that can occur in some driving conditions.
 Consequence summaryIf the bolt fracture, the rear suspension linkage could detach from the knuckle and the rear wheel would be able to turn inboard or outboard. Sudden changes in vehicle handling could occur, particularly at higher speeds, and the driver may not be able to control the vehicle and a crash could occur without warning.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace both rear suspension knuckle bolts free of charge. The recall began on february 9, 2005. Owners may contact chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or pontiac at 1-800-620-7668.
 Recall notesGm recall no. 05020. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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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