AUTOCAR UNSPECIFIED 1977: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Make : AUTOCAR Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1974-08-01 - 1977-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V236000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1977-12-28 Date Added to Database: 1984-05-17
Manufacturers Involved: WHITE MOTOR CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4731
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER LINKAGE ARM MAY BREAK AT THE PIVOT PIN WELD AREA. THIS WOULD RENDER BOTH THE RIGHT AND LEFT HAND WIPERS INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL A NEW WIPER LINKAGE WITH PIN COLLAR SUPPORT WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.SYSTEM: VISUAL; WINDSHIELD WIPER LINKAGE ARM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO AVEHICLE ACCIDENT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS.NOTE: TO REDUCE THE CHANCES OF FAILURE, WIPERS SHOULD ONLY BE OPERATED ON A WETWINDSHIELD AND SHOULD BE TURNED ON AT THE LOWEST SPEED AND THEN INCREASEDGRADUALLY.