ALFA ROMEO 11658 1979: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Make : ALFA ROMEO Model : 11658 Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1978-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V086000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-03-08 Date Received by ODI: 1979-04-05 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: ALFA ROMEO, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 400
Summary:
      BECAUSE OF AN IMPROPER STAMPING PROCEDURE DURING MANUFACTURE, DEFECTS EXIST WHICH PREVENT WASHERS FROM ROTATING ON SPINDLE. IF THESE WASHERS ARE NOT REPLACED, AN EXCESSIVE CLEARANCE WILL RESULT, LEADING TO BEARING FAILURE. IN EXTREME CASES THIS CAN RESULT IN SHEARING OF THE FRONT STUB AXLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      FRONT STUB AXLE WASHERS WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNERS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT STUB AXLE WASHER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT MAYRESULT.