AUTOCAR DC10364B 1976: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : AUTOCAR Model : DC10364B Year : 1976
Build Dates : 1976-10-01 - 1977-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V052000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-04-21 Date Received by ODI: 1978-03-09 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: WHITE MOTOR CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19
Summary:
      THE INCORRECT STEERING ARM MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN PRODUCTION. THE LOCATION OF THIS STEERING ARM CAN CAUSE AN INCREASED BEND IN THE LOWER DRAG LINK, OR POSSIBLY RUPTURE THE BALL STUD.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE STEERING ARMS WITH NEW ONES WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNERS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STEERING SYSTEM; STEERING ARM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SUCH A FAILURE COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING TO THEDRIVER, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND, POSSIBLY, A VEHICLEACCIDENT.