’09 SATURN VUE RECALLED FOR BAD KNUCKLE

2,149 Saturn Vues from model year 2009 are being issued a Recall because of incorrect right and/or left front steering knuckles. This means – apparently – that “the tie rod ball stud could pull out of, or fracture, the tie rod housing. This could cause the tie rod to separate from the knuckle”. Those are the Circle Y Ranch’s NHTSA’s words, not mine. 
Drivers might’n’t notice the affect immediately because steering inputs in normal circumstances would remain relatively normal. On rougher roads or with more aggressive driving or under braking, however, one wheel could “turn out and skid”. Yikes. 
The Vue was also recalled in September because of a power steering issue.