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A separation could result in loss of vehicle control, and a crash could occur with prior warning.

Steering — Linkages

Summary
On certain vans with an 8,500 lb. Or 8,600 lb. Gross vehicle weight rating, the nut attaching the pitman arm to the steering linkage may not be tightened adequately resulting in a possible separation.
Actions
Dealers will tighten the pitman arm nut to the proper specification. If the nut is missing, the dealer will install a new nut and tighten it correctly. Owner notification began December 10, 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 Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782.
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Date Announced
DEC 12, 2002
Vehicles Affected
4,158
GMC Recall #
02063
NHTSA Campaign #
02V330000
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