OLDSMOBILE OMEGA 1974: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

Make : OLDSMOBILE Model : OMEGA Year : 1974
Build Dates : 1973-10-01 - 1973-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 73V245000
Date Owner's Notified: 1973-12-12 Date Received by ODI: 1973-12-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
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Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12703
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      GENERAL MOTORS CAMPAIGN NO CHEVROLET 74-C-08.BUICK 74-C-1.POSSIBILITY THATTHE REAR SPRING "U" BOLT WHICH PARTIALLY SECURES THE REAR CHASSIS SPRINGS TOTHE REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN BROKEN DURING FACTORY INSTALLATION.IFTHIS CONDITION EXISTS IT COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE ANCHOR PLATE BRACKETWHICH WOULD ALLOW THE REAR SPRING TO DROP AWAY FROM THE AXLE ASSEMBLY.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING NEW "U" BOLT WHERE NECESSARY.'