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1999 Daewoo Puerto Rico Lanos Wheels Recall 99V336002
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 99V336002
- Report Date:
Dec 03, 1999
- Potential Units Affected:
Daewoo De Puerto Rico
Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with alloy wheels and sold in puerto rico. These wheels were manufactured without the steel bushing inserts around the wheel bolt openings, allowing friction between the wheel bolt seats and the wheel bolts. This can result in the bolts loosening during hard braking.
Consequence: The wheel could detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will retorque the wheel bolts and will update the owner's manual wheel bolt torque specification.
Notes: Owner notification began december 9, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact daewoo puerto rico at 1-787-274-1565. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).