PATHFINDER QUADRAVAN 1979: STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Make : PATHFINDER Model : QUADRAVAN Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1978-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V041000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1979-01-30 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: PATHFINDER AUTO LAMP CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 510
Summary:
      THE STEERING KNUCKLES IN THE STEERING SYSTEMS OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CASTING DEFECT. THIS CASTING DEFECT CAN GREATLY LOWER THE STRENGTH OF THE STEERING KNUCKLES WHEN SUBJECTED TO SHOCK OR LOAD.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE STEERING KNUCKLES AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS.SYSTEM: STEERING LINKAGES; KNUCKLES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE STEERING KNUCKLES MAY FAIL UNDER LOAD, CAUSINGCOMPLETE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AVEHICLE ACCIDENT.