AUTOCAR WXR64 2003: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXR64 Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2003-07-23 - 2003-11-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V453000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-11-21 Date Received by ODI: 2003-11-14 Date Added to Database: 2003-11-19
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0303
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 115
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS 8 TRUCKS, THE CASTLE NUT HOLDING THE PITMAN ARM TO THE STEERING DRAG LINK CAN VIBRATE LOOSE DUE TO A MISSING COTTER PIN.
Consequence:
      IF THE STEERING COMPONENTS BECOME DETACHED FROM EACH OTHER, THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy:
      AUTOCAR HAS TELEPHONED ALL CUSTOMERS AND ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. 1-0303.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.