NHTSA recall 85V118000


POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
0000-00-00
1985-10-21
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
1984-08-01
1983-02-01
CARS MAY LOSE THE WIRE SNAP RINGS THAT HOLD THE DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SHAFT IN POSITION IN THE REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL CASE ASSEMBLY, ALLOWING THE SHAFT TO MOVE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE CROSS SHAFT MOVEMENT COULD CAUSE THE SHAFT TO CONTACT THE CARRIER OR PINION TEETH, POSSIBLY LOCKING UP THE REAR WHEELS AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
INSTALL A REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SHAFT RETAINING KIT.
SYSTEM: REAR AXLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 3.07 AXLE AND F41 SUSPENSION.
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