March 12, 2002
Saleen Performance Has Recalled 2000 S281SC
Saleen Performance Has Recalled 2000 S281SC because the wheel
could separate from the vehicle.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 632
Manufactured: / - /
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH BUMPER NUMBERS BETWEEN 00-760
TO 00-982 AND WITH BUMPER NUMBERS 01-228 TO 01-269. IMPROPER HEAT-TREATMENT
OF THE WHEELS HAS OCCURRED. ONE OR MORE OF THE SPOKES ON THE WHEELS COULD
THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
ALL WHEELS ARE MARKED ON THE INBOARD FLANGE WITH PRODUCTION DATES. THE
WHEELS MARKED 7/13/00, 7/14/00, 12/7/00, 12/8/00, OR 12/9/00, ARE SUBJECT TO
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS FOR THE PRODUCTION DATE AND WILL REPLACE ALL
AFFECTED WHEELS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2002.
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 SALEEN AT 1-949-597-3837.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V066000.
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