FREIGHTLINER FL111 1993: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : FL111 Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1991-12-03 - 1994-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97V114001
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-09-05 Date Received by ODI: 1997-08-04 Date Added to Database: 1997-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 77000
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCK. THE SHOULDER BOLT WHICH HOLDS THE GROTE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH CASE AND COMPONENTS TOGETHER CAN LOOSEN RESULTING IN THE TURN SIGNAL MALFUNCTIONING.
Consequence:
      IF THE TURN SIGNAL FUNCTION IS LOST, FOLLOWING MOTORISTS WOULD NOT BE AWARE OF THE TURNING VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND TIGHTEN ANY LOOSE BOLTS AND IN THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH WITHIN 2 YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE RECALL NOTIFICATION LETTER. THE SHOULDER BOLT WILL BE REMOVED, CLEANED, AND REINSTALLED WITH LOCTITE. OWNERS CAN ALSO REQUEST LOCTITE AND REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS SO THEY CAN FIX THE VEHICLES THEMSELVES.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NOTES:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 5,1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712, 7 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M., PACIFIC TIME. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.