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1981 SUBARU SUBARU RECALL (STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR)

Make: Subaru
Model Year: 1981
Model: SUBARU
NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V036000
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 43,300
Owner Notified Date: 06/04/1982
Report Received Date: 04/19/1982
Record Creation Date: 04/23/1982

1981 Subaru SUBARU DEFECT SUMMARY

THE STEERING WHEEL NUT MAY HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED INSUFFICIENTLY DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS AND MAY LOOSEN AND DEVELOP PLAY BETWEEN THE STEERING WHEEL AND THE STEERING SHAFT. THE STEERING WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING SHAFT.

1981 Subaru SUBARU DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

N/A

1981 Subaru SUBARU RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

DEALER WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE STEERING WHEEL NUT TO TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS AT NO COST TO OWNER.
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STEERING ASSEMBLY; STEERING WHEEL NUT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD SEPARATION OCCUR DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, LOSSOF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR.NOTE: IF EXCESSIVE STEERING WHEEL PLAY IS EXPERIENCED, THE VEHICLE SHOULD NOTBE DRIVEN AND THE DEALER SHOULD BE CONTACTED IMMEDIATELY.

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