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Pontiac Recall 02010: GM/Rear Axle Hub Assembly Bolt

2003 Pontiac Vibe

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If the vehicle is operated in this condition, one or more of the four bolts could come loose, causing an abnormal noise from the rear axle area. In the event that all four bolts loosen completely, separation of the rear brake and hub assembly from the rear axle carrier could occur, which could lead to a loss of vehicle control.

Power Train — Axle Assembly

Summary
On certain two-wheel drive (2wd) passenger vehicles, it is possible for the bolts that join the rear brake and hub assembly to the rear axle carrier to be loose due to insufficient tightening during the assembly process.
Actions
Dealers will properly tighten the bolts. Owner notification began March 12, 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 Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.
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Date Announced
MAR 11, 2002
Vehicles Affected
2,701
Pontiac Recall #
02010
NHTSA Campaign #
02V074002
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