Vega A1 – 02E035000

Defect Description For Recall

Mullins Aluminum Steering Box (Models A1 And A1P) And Vega [Style] 140 Steering Box (Mul-140) Assemblies. The Screws In The Worm Shaft Ball Nut Gear Assembly Were Not Adequately Tightened And The Interior Of This Product Was Not Inspected Properly For Foreign Material.

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Component Description

Steering:Gear Box (Other Than Rack And Pinion)

Effect Of Defect

If Left Unrepaired, The Inadequately Tightened Screws Could Lead To Steering Failure. Likewise, Any Foreign Materials Which May Be Loose Inside The Steering Box Assembly May Lead To Steering Failure, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash, Causing Serious Injury Or Death.

Fix Defect

Due To An Unavailability Of Replacement Steering Gear Boxes, Mullins Steering Gears, Llc Will Offer Its Customers A Full Refund For The Affected Steering Gear Boxes. Owner Notification Began June 29, 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 Mullins Steering Gears At 800-485-0311.

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Mullins Steering Gears

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Mullins Steering Gears

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard