TITLE

Corolla, Vibe need rear-end repair

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffer, Harry
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Automotive News;6/10/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5986, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the repairs of 2003 Toyota Corolla and the Pontiac Vibe to tighten rear brake and hub assemblies to the vehicles. Lose of control for drivers on the separation of brake and hub assembly; Symptoms visible on the rear of the car; Impact of the recall on Corolla sedans and Vibe sport wagons.
ACCESSION #
6877968

 

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