FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1980: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1980-05-01 - 1980-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V084000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-09-12 Date Received by ODI: 1986-07-01 Date Added to Database: 1986-07-09
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:CENTER SECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 478
Summary:
      THE ALUMINUM WHEEL HUBS DEVELOP CRACKS NEAR THE INNER WHEEL BEARING, ALLOWING LOSS OF BEARING LUBRICANT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE HUB FAILURE AND/OR LOSS OF BEARING LUBRICANT RESULTING IN BEARING FREEZE UP COULD RESULT IN STEERING CONTROL PROBLEMS, WHICH MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE HUBS FROM THE SUSPECT BATCH.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: WHEEL HUB OF FRONT STEERING AXLE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HIGH C.O.E. MODEL SERIES AND LONG CONVENTIONAL MODEL TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MODEL FF-971 FRONT STEERING AXLE.