April 2, 2002
Lamborghini Has Recalled the 2002 Lamborghini
- Lamborghini Has Recalled the 2002 Lamborghini
Murcielago because the lower steering column shaft coupling may have been
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28
Manufactured: 11/2001 - 02/2002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LOWER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT
COUPLING MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ONTO THE INPUT SHAFT OF THE STEERING RACK
WITH TOO MUCH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BOTTOM OF THE COUPLING AND THE STEERING
RACK INPUT SHAFT HOUSING.
AS A RESULT, THE LOWER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLING COULD SEPARATE FROM
THE INPUT SHAFT OF THE STEERING RACK, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL ADJUST, IF NECESSARY, THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE LOWER STEERING
COLUMN SHAFT COUPLING AND THE STEERING RACK INPUT SHAFT HOUSING, AND
RE-TIGHTEN THE COUPLING LOCKING BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN DURING APRIL 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 LAMBORGHINI AT 1-781-788-0600.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V082000.
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During 2001 there were over
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