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If the flange nuts loosen, the propeller shaft can separate, rendering the vehicle inopeative.

Power Train — Transfer Case (4-Wheel Drive)

Summary
Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The transfer gearbox flange nuts were not properly installed, causing the nuts to loosen.
Actions
Dealers will inspect front and rear flange nuts and, if found loose, tighten to specified torque and secured staked at two places.
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Date Announced
AUG 03, 1998
Vehicles Affected
3,062
NHTSA Campaign #
98V180000
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