FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1979: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-01-01 - 1984-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V021000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-03-20 Date Received by ODI: 1984-03-02 Date Added to Database: 1984-04-04
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4773
Summary:
      A BOLT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY TIGHTENED ON THE PITMAN ARM AND RETAINING SCREWS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED OR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY TIGHTENED. THE PITMAN ARM COULD SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING SHAFT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      A RETAINER WILL BE INSTALLED, OR THE PITMAN ARM WILL BE REPLACED, IF LOOSE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SHEPPARD MODEL 392 STEERINGGEAR SYSTEMS.SYSTEM: STEERING; PITMAN ARM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF STEERING WOULD RESULT, POSSIBLY CAUSING ANACCIDENT.