What is the reason for this notice?Our records indicate that between June 2015 and December 2016 you may have purchased or received CPP partnumber #5557PA-M Manual Steering Pitman Arm for 1955-57 Chevy car. These were purchased separately or as a component of the steering kits below. These could have been purchased directly thru CPP or thru an authorized CPP dealer. Some inconsistencies in the manufacturing process have been discovered and have raisedserious concernsabout the integrity of the pitman arm supplied during that time.
How to identify the problem? Inspect yourpitman arm to see if it's welded on the bottom of the ball stud (the side nearest the road) as well as the upper side near the base of the ball stud. If your pitman arm isnot weldedon the upper side nearest the base of the ball stud, to avoid accident, serious injury or death, discontinue operating your vehicle until the inspection and identification process of your pitman arm has been completed.
What should you do next, who do you contact? Please contact CPP directly at 1-800-522-5004 your steering system installer or the CPP dealer that you purchased the pitman arm from. Please have as much information as possible regarding your purchase to assist us in the identification process of your pitman arm.
We would like to take this time to offer our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us directly at 1-800-522-5004 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org.