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1980 Oldsmobile Omega Steering Recall 79V221000
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 79V221000
- Report Date:
Oct 17, 1979
- Potential Units Affected:
General Motors Corp.
Summary: The steering gear mounting plate on the involved vehicles may develop fatigue cracks at high mileage which would allow the steering gear attachment to become loose. If this condition exists, the driver may notice considerable "free play" in the steering wheel.
Remedy: The dealer will install an improved type of steering gear mounting bracket without charge to owner.
Notes: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. System: steering; gear mounting bracket. Consequences of defect: this condition may result in degradation of steeringcontrol, which could lead to loss of vehicle control and an accident.