CHEVROLET CHEVROLET TRUCK 1980: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CHEVROLET TRUCK Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-09-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V067000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-07-06 Date Received by ODI: 1982-07-01 Date Added to Database: 1982-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 419
Summary:
      ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE BARREL AREA BETWEEN THE INNER AND OUTER BEARINGS OF THE HUBS COULD DEVELOP CRACKS. EVENTUALLY THE HUBS COULD FAIL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      A NEW HUB AND DRUM ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSTALLED BY DEALER AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ALUMINUM FRONT HUBS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT AXLE, ALUMINUM HUBS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING COULD OCCUR: 1' BRAKESCOULD LOCK CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, 2' HEAT COULD BUILD UP BETWEENBRAKE LINING AND DRUM CAUSING LINE TO BLOW OUT OR IGNITE AND/OR 3' HUB COULDSEPARATE CAUSING THE WHEEL AND TIRE TO SEPARATE FROM VEHICLE. AN ACCIDENT COULDOCCUR IN EACH CASE.NOTE: WHEEL WOBBLING OR THUMPING IS A WARNING SIGN OF IMPENDING HUB SEPARATION.