FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 1990: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1986-06-01 - 1989-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V052000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-05-26 Date Received by ODI: 1992-04-14 Date Added to Database: 1992-04-23
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20413
Summary:
      THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT NUT RETAINING CLIP MAY BE MISSING. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE LACK OF A RETAINING CLIP WILL ALLOW THE NUT TO WORK LOOSE AND THE STEERING WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING COLUMN.
Consequence:
      STEERING WHEEL SEPARATION FROM THE STEERING COLUMN CANRESULT IN COMPLETE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSPECT STEERING ASSEMBLY FOR A STEERING WHEEL NUT RETAINING CLIP. IF CLIP IS MISSING, INSTALL A STEERING WHEEL NUT RETAINING CLIP, OR HAVE A DEALER INSPECT AND INSTALL A CLIP. FLEETWOOD ADVISES OWNERS NOT TO OPERATE THE MOTORHOMES UNTIL A STEERING WHEEL NUT INSPECTION AND CLIP INSTALLATION IS COMPLETED.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES BUILT ON A GENERAL MOTORS P30 CHASSIS.NOTE: FLEET ENTERPRISES, INC. INDICATES THAT SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE DEALER CANINSPECT THE MOTORHOME AND INSTALL THE MISSING CLIPS. SHOULD THE CORRECTIVEACTION BE ACCOMPLISHED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN A FLEETWOOD DEALER, THEINSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED MUST BE FOLLOWED CAREFULLY.