CHEVROLET CHEVROLET TRUCK 1977: WHEELS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CHEVROLET TRUCK Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1977-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V198000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 1979-09-07 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 197
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS". SOME OF THE TIRES "ALCOA TUBE TYPE" WERE IMPROPERLY MARKED 22.5 X 7.5/5 WHEN THEY WERE MEANT TO BE 22 X 7.5/5.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE IMPROPERLY MARKED FRONT ALUMINUM WHEELS WITH CORRECTLY MARKED WHEELS, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, HEAVY.SYSTEM: WHEELS; TIRE AND RIM MARKINGS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: INCORRECT INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO MISMATCHING ANDMISAPPLICATION DURING TIRE INSTALLATION. THIS WOULD CREATE AN UNSAFE CONDITIONTHAT COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.