AUTOCAR WX 2006: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WX Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2006-02-06 - 2006-03-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V100000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-04-25 Date Received by ODI: 2006-04-04 Date Added to Database: 2006-04-04
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0602
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE BOLT ON THE STEERING SHAFT MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED TO THE CORRECT SPECIFICATION AND THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT DUE TO THE LOOSE NUT, THE YOKE BOLT COULD SLIDE OUT PARTIALLY AND LIMIT THE ROTATION ON THE STEERING SHAFT.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING BOLT AND TIGHTEN IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 25, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-765-489-5499.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0602. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.