TRAILSTAR P30 1985: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Make : TRAILSTAR Model : P30 Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1984-11-01 - 1985-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V114000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-09-08 Date Received by ODI: 1986-08-18 Date Added to Database: 1986-09-02
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 619
Summary:
      DURING A COMBINED CORNERING AND BRAKING MANEUVER, THE TIE ROD END COULD CONTACT THE TIRE WALL. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THIS CONTACT CAN CAUSE GROOVING OF THE TIRE, WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE AND POSSIBLY A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE 16" WHEELS AND TIRES WITH 19 1/2" WHEELS AND TIRES; ALSO, REPLACE SPEEDOMETER GEAR TO COMPENSATE FOR NEW SIZE WHEELS AND TIRES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: TIE ROD END/WHEELS/TIRES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN I BEAM FRONT AXLE AND 16" WHEELS AND TIRES.