CUSHMAN 400 1982: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Make : CUSHMAN Model : 400 Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1982-04-01 - 1982-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V055000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-06-09 Date Received by ODI: 1982-05-27 Date Added to Database: 1982-06-08
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4000
Summary:
      CLAMP BOLTS INSTALLED ON CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN CRACKS. EVENTUALLY THESE BOLTS MAY BREAK THROUGH, CAUSING SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT FROM THE STEERING KNUCKLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE BOTH BALL JOINT STUD CLAMP BOLTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT SUSPENSION BALL JOINT STUD TO STEERING KNUCKLE CLAMPBOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN PARTIAL LOSS OF FRONTWHEEL SUPPORT, POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES SHOULD NOT BE HOISTED FROM UNDER THE FRONTSUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS.