FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1979: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1979-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V071000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-07-11 Date Received by ODI: 1979-03-13 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 89
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE LENGTH OF THREAD ENGAGEMENT IN THE GARRISON POWER STEERING DRAG LINK IS LESS THAN THAT SPECIFIED FOR THIS INSTALLATION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE REAR HALF OF THE DRAG LINK ASSEMBLY WITH THE CORRECT PART WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH GARRISON HYDRAULIC POWER STEERING.SYSTEM: STEERING; DRAG LINK ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERINGCONTROL AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.