BUICK RIVIERA 1974: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

Make : BUICK Model : RIVIERA Year : 1974
Build Dates : 1973-08-01 - 1973-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 73V250000
Date Owner's Notified: 1974-01-09 Date Received by ODI: 1973-12-27 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
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Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 782111
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      CHEVROLET CAMPAIGN NO 74-C-09.PONTIAC 74-C-2.BUICK 74-C-2.OLDSMOBILE74-C-3.SPRINT 74-C-4.POSSIBILITY THAT THE FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM INNERBUSHING RETAINER NUTS MAY LOOSEN AND COME OFF DURING NORMAL OPERATINGCONDITIONS.SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE LOOSE CONTROL ARM MAY MOVE FORWARD ANDCONTACT THE UPPER CONTROL ARM MOUNTING BRACKET ON THE FRAME WHICH RESTRICTS ANYFURTHER FORWARD MOVEMENT.IF THIS VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN THIS CONDITION IT ISPOSSIBLE FOR THE CONTROL ARM CROSS SHAFT TO BREAK.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDINSTALLING NEW BUSHING RETAINERS WHERE NECESSARY.'