August 27, 2002
Arvinmentor Has Recalled Ball Socket
- Arvinmentor Has Recalled Ball Socket because bearings are not to
Number of Units Affected: 109
MODEL 20-EDL TRW BALL SOCKET ASSEMBLIES INCORPORATED INTO ARVINMERITOR
AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS. CERTAIN TRW TIE ROD BALL-SOCKET BEARINGS HAVE A BELOW
SPECIFICATION CASE DEPTH AND/OR HARDNESS WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE
DETERIORATION OF THE SOCKET IN SOME APPLICATIONS. THIS COULD LEAD TO TIE ROD
END BALL SEPARATION FROM THE SOCKET.
IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE,
POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
CHANCE COACH WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMER AND REPLACE THE BALL SOCKET ASSEMBLIES
FREE OF CHARGE. 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 CHANCE COACH 316-779-7700.
CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E017003
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