SAAB 9-4X 2011: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : SAAB Model : 9-4X Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2011-02-01 - 2011-07-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V571000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-11-11 Date Received by ODI: 2014-09-19 Date Added to Database: 2014-09-19
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14457
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 290241
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX vehicles manufactured April 14, 2009, to September 1, 2014, and 2011-2012 Saab 9-4X vehicles manufactured February 1, 2011, to September 13, 2011. On the affected vehicles, the jam nut in the rear suspension toe adjuster link may not be torqued to the proper specification. A loose toe adjuster link can cause the vehicle to sway or wander at highway speeds. A loose toe adjuster link may lead to thread damage and eventual failure. Failure of the toe adjuster link will cause an abrupt change in the vehicle's alignment.
Consequence:
      Failure of the toe adjuster link could cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque of the left and right rear toe link adjuster lock nuts, and replace the parts if there is evidence of damage or a loose link, free of charge. The The recall began November 11, 2014. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006 or Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007. GM's number for this recall is 14457.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.