DUTCHMEN KODIAK 1993: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : KODIAK Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1993-01-01 - 1993-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V028000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-03-01 Date Received by ODI: 1994-01-08 Date Added to Database: 1994-02-17
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9673
Summary:
      THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT WAS ASSEMBLED WITH LOOSE OR MISSING UPPER AND LOWER PINCH BOLTS WHICH MAY CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE SHAFT.
Consequence:
      SEPARATION OF THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT RESULTS IN TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL PROPERLY TORQUE LOOSE PINCH BOLTS AND INSTALL PINCH BOLTS WHERE NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; UNKNOWN TYPE; SHAFT SECTOR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCK, SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS, AND COMMERCIALCHASSIS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC SERVICE CENTER AT1-313-456-4547. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.