FREIGHTLINER FLD120 1993: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : FLD120 Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1993-07-01 - 1993-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V140000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-10-29 Date Received by ODI: 1993-08-24 Date Added to Database: 1993-09-01
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 336
Summary:
      POWER STEERING HOSE ASSEMBLIES WERE BUILT WITH INCORRECT END FITTINGS. THESE END FITTINGS WERE RATED AT 1250 PSI WORKING PRESSURE AND THE CORRECT END FITTINGS ARE RATED AT 2000 PSI.
Consequence:
      THE END FITTINGS COULD FAIL UNDER NORMAL SYSTEM PRESSURE,RESULTING IN LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST AND/OR LEAKAGE OF POWER STEERINGFLUID. LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROLWHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT. LEAKAGE OF POWER STEERING FLUID MAY RESULT IN AFIRE.
Remedy:
      REMOVE AND REPLACE THE POWER STEERING PRESSURE LINE BETWEEN THE POWER STEERING PUMP AND THE STEERING GEAR BOX.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; POWER ASSIST.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS.