AUTOCAR RB2 1977: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : AUTOCAR Model : RB2 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1977-07-01 - 1978-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V110000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-05-15 Date Received by ODI: 1979-01-09 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 : 8921
Summary:
      THE HOSE CLAMP, WHICH WAS INSTALLED AROUND THE STEERING COLUMN BOOT SEAT TO KEEP NOISE AND DIRT FROM ENTERING THE CAB, MAY LOOSEN.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE METAL HOSE CLAMP WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK TRACTORS.SYSTEM: STEERING ASSEMBLY; COLUMN.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THIS OCCURS, THE CLAMP SLIDES DOWN THE SHAFT ANDRESTS BETWEEN THE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR HOUSING,RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT. THIS COULD HAVE AN ADVERSE EFFECT ONHANDLING AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.