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An insufficiently tightened tie rod nut may loosen, resulting in separation of a tie rod. This can cause a loss of steering control, which could cause a crash.

Steering — Linkages — Tie Rod Assembly

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, the left and right tie rod securing nut may be insufficiently torqued.
Actions
Dealers will inspect and install new left and right tie rod securing nuts at the proper torqued specification. The recall began on December 7, 2005. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298.
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Date Announced
NOV 30, 2005
Vehicles Affected
15
Volkswagen Recall #
M5
NHTSA Campaign #
05V540000
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