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June 2, 2000

1998-1999 Isuzu Rodeo and Isuzu Amigo Automobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1998-1999 Isuzu Rodeo and Isuzu Amigo automobiles because on certain sport utility vehicles, paint was applied unevenly on the rear axles, resulting in insufficient paint hardness.

According to NHTSA, should this occur on the surface that contacts the rear axle lower link bracket bolt head and/or nut, the nut may loosen. The bolt could detach fully, causing separation of the lower link from the rear axle.

213,736 of these vehicles, manufactured between July, 1997 through October, 1999 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the rear axle lower link joint nut and bolt. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during March 2000.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Isuzu at 1-800-643-4070.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V58/Isuzu Recall No. SB0006S002]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 2, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
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If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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