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The control arm could gradually loosen and ultimately separate from its bracket in normal driving which could cause the vehicle to be difficult to control or result in loss of control. As the bracket loosens, loud metallic knocking sounds in from the vehicle will be heard.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Upper Arm

Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. One of two brackets used to bolt the front suspension control arm in front of the vehicle to the body structure may not have been welded sufficiently.
Dealers will inspect the bracket and if the welding is insufficient, will replace the control arm.
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Date Announced
SEP 20, 2000
Vehicles Affected
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