TOYOTA COROLLA 1977: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : TOYOTA Model : COROLLA Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-05-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V028000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-03-28 Date Received by ODI: 1980-03-18 Date Added to Database: 1980-04-04
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 79392
Summary:
      THE LOCK NUT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED ENOUGH ON THE STEERING GEAR BOX WORM GEAR BEARING AND ADJUSTER. CONSEQUENTLY, THE WORM GEAR ADJUSTER MAY BECOME LOOSE DUE TO EXCESSIVE PRESSURE FROM HARD REPEATED STEERING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT THE STEERING GEAR BOX ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, SECURE THE STEERING GEAR BOX WORM GEAR BEARING AND ADJUSTER TO PREVENT STEERING INSTABILITY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING GEAR BOX LOCK NUT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN FREE PLAY OF THESTEERING GEAR, POSSIBLE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.