AUTOCAR RB2 1977: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : AUTOCAR Model : RB2 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1976-12-01 - 1979-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V084000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-04-09 Date Received by ODI: 1979-04-03 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: WHITE MOTOR CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5639
Summary:
      THE METAL STIFFENER AT THE REAR OF THE SPLASH SHIELD MAY BECOME BENT DURING SERVICING OR BY ABUSE. THIS CAN ALLOW THE SPLASH SHIELD AND STIFFENER OR ONE OF ITS ATTACHING BOLTS TO RUB AGAINST AND CUT THE STEERING SHAFT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE SPLASH SHIELD STIFFENER WILL BE REMOVED AND THE STEERING SHAFT WILL BE REPLACED, IF DAMAGED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; SPLASH SHIELD STIFFENER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PROLONGED CONTACT MAY SEVER THE STEERING SHAFT,RESULTING IN TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND, POSSIBLY, AN ACCIDENT.