NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls
Recalls current as of 11/29/2013
Recall number: 93E023000
Recall date: 07/22/1993
THE WELD ON THE RECEIVER UNIT OF THE TRAILER HITCH CAN BREAK.
IF THE FAILURE OCCURS, THE TRAILER CAN SEPARATE FROM THETOWING VEHICLE, AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
REPLACE THE TRAILER HITCH.
The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/22/1993.
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Recall number: 92V093000
Recall date: 07/27/1992
TRUCKS USED IN THE SALT-BELT STATES CAN HAVE ACCUMULATED CORROSION IN THE HINGES OF THE REAR DOORS. IF THE VEHICLES ALSO HAVE MISALIGNED DOOR LATCHES AND STRIKERS, IT IS POSSIBLE TO CLOSE THE DOORS IN A "FALSE LATCH" CONDITION.
IN THE "FALSE LATCH" CONDITION, THE REAR DOORS MAY GIVETHE IMPRESSION THAT THE DOOR IS PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN IT IS NOT. THIS COULD LEADTO PASSENGERS AND/OR CARGO FALLING FROM REAR DOORS WHICH CAN OPEN WITHOUT PRIORWARNING.
CHECK THE DOOR LATCHES AND STRIKERS FOR CORRECT ALIGNMENT AND REPAIR IF NECESSARY; ALSO INSPECT REAR DOOR HINGES FOR CORROSION AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY.
The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/24/1992.
This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/01/1983 and 08/01/1987.
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