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The bolt or bolts could loosen leading to noise from the differential and if a bolt were to completely work loose from its mount, lockup of the rear axle could occur.

Power Train — Driveline — Differential Unit

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The rear axle differential may contain ring gear bolts that were incorrectly torqued during assembly. The bolt or bolts could loosen leading to noise from the differential.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the vehicle's differential and if involved, will replace it.
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Date Announced
OCT 07, 1999
Vehicles Affected
36
NHTSA Campaign #
99V272000
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