FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1968: STEERING:LINKAGES

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1968
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 68V086000
Date Owner's Notified: 1968-09-10 Date Received by ODI: 1968-09-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
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Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 61
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      POSSIBILITY THAT SPECIAL PITMAN ARM WITH SLIGHTLY LARGER SERRATED HOLE THAN STANDARD PITMAN ARM WAS INADVERTENTLY INSTALLED ON SUBJECT VEHICLES.IN CASE OF AN OVER-TOLERANCED HOLE COMBINED WITH AN UNDER-TOLERANCED STEERING SECTOR SHAFT, ARM WOULD NOT BE TIGHTENED ONTO TAPER BEFORE NUT BOTTOMED OUT, THUS LEAVING ARM LOOSE ON SERRATIONS.BEFORE FAILURE OCCURS, EXTREME LOOSENESS IN STEERING WILL BE OBSERVED BY DRIVER.'CORRECT BY INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION OF CORRECT ARM.'