fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,000 miles

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problem #2

Apr 282004

(reported on)


  • 40,000 miles
Inability to control the steering on rough roads. Steering is very loose while driving at all speeds. Also, vehicle darts in both directions while braking.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #1

May 211996


  • miles
Power steering hose routed so they rub against metal, causing hole/leak.

- Ft. Worth, TX, USA