June 25, 2002
Mullins Has Recalled Steering Gear Box
Mullins Has Recalled Steering Gear
Box because screws were not adequately tightened.
Number of Units Affected: 500
VEGA STYLE STEERING BOX ASSEMBLIES, MODELS MUL-140, A1P, A1. THE SCREWS IN
THE WORM SHAFT BALL NUT GEAR ASSEMBLY WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED AND THE
INTERIOR OF THIS PRODUCT WAS NOT INSPECTED PROPERLY FOR FOREIGN MATERIAL.
IF LEFT UNREPAIRED, THE INADEQUATELY TIGHTENED SCREWS COULD LEAD TO STEERING
FAILURE. LIKEWISE, ANY FOREIGN MATERIALS WHICH MAY BE LOOSE INSIDE THE
STEERING BOX ASSEMBLY MAY LEAD TO STEERING FAILURE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A
VEHICLE CRASH, CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
MULLINS STEERING GEARS, LLC WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE AFFECTED STEERING
GEAR BOXES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING
JUNE/JULY 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 (WE ARE NOT YET ABLE TO SUPPLY A TELEPHONE
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E035000.
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