FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1986: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER/BRACKET

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1986-03-01 - 1987-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V019000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-03-04 Date Received by ODI: 1987-02-19 Date Added to Database: 1987-03-02
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER/BRACKET
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 83
Summary:
      WELDS JOINING THE AXLE SUPPORT BRACKET TO THE REAR DRIVE AXLE MAY BE DEFECTIVE DUE TO INSUFFICIENT COVERAGE AND/OR PENETRATION.
Consequence:
      WELDS COULD FAIL, RESULTING IN REAR AXLE SEPARATING FROMTHE SUSPENSION.
Remedy:
      REMOVE EXISTING WELDS AND REWELD BY A CERTIFIED WELDER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: AXLE SUPPORT BRACKET WELDS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HIGH COE AND LONG CONVENTIONAL TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TANDEMDRIVE HENDRICKSON SUSPENSIONS AND EATON AXLES.