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Steering — Linkages — Tie Rod Assembly

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, the outer tie rod ball joint can deform at high loads causing a loss of the clamping force and the nut may loosen, which may eventually lead to a fatigue fracture of the outer tie rod ball joint.
Actions
Dealers will replace the outer ball joint tie rods with improved outer ball joint tie rods free of charge. The recall began on June 23, 2006. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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Date Announced
MAY 05, 2006
Vehicles Affected
126,743
Volvo Recall #
R157
NHTSA Campaign #
06V155000
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