If there is a separation of the ball stud from the housing, the driver can loose steering control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Lower Arm

Date Announced
DEC 27, 2010
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Federal-mogul is recalling certain replacement control arm assemblies, part numbers K7425, 10945, fa4510X, K7427, 10946, and fa4611X, sold for use on various passenger vehicles listed above. The ball joint on the control arm assembly can fail causing the ball stud to wear through the control arm housing resulting in noise and/or separation of the ball stud from the housing.
Federal-mogul will notify owners of record and replace the affected control arms free of charge. The safety recall began on January 28, 2011. Owners may contact federal-mogul at 1-877-489-6659.
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