The really sad fact being that this particular car had been through the dealer for:xtn said:I know of one other owner who discovered - not that the bolt heads had snapped off - but simply that the nuts had backed off. I'm talking about the two upper a-arm mounting bolts. One of his bolts was completely missing and the other had no nut on it at all.
- pre-delivery inspection
- first service
- pre-purchase inspection
And the issue ("safety" tabs not folded over) was never discovered.