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1999 Silhouette Base Minivan STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR Recall

On April 12, 1999, the NHTSA and Oldsmobile announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR. Learn more about this problem below.
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1999 Silhouette Base Minivan STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR Recall

Recall ID # 99V071000 - STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR
Recall Date
APR 12, 1999

Model Affected
1999 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI VANS. THE LEFT AND/OR RIGHT FRONT LOWER INSULATOR TO CRADLE CENTER METAL SLEEVE IS COLLAPSED, WHICH CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF CLAMP LOAD IN THE JOINT. IF THE CLAMP LOAD IS REDUCED OR LOST, THE BOLT CAN BE LOST OR BROKEN AND THE JOINT CAN SEPARATE.

Defect Consenquence
IF NOT REPAIRED, SEPARATION OF THE OPPOSITE SIDE JOINT COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN STEERING SHAFT SEPARATION.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT LOWER CRADLE-TO-SUSPENSION INSULATORS AND THE ATTACHING BOLTS.

Units Affected
59

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 99014
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