FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1989: STEERING:LINKAGES

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1988-03-01 - 1989-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V082000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-05-17 Date Received by ODI: 1989-05-19 Date Added to Database: 1989-06-05
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80
Summary:
      CERTAIN STEERING GEAR PITMAN ARM PINCH BOLTS MAY BE DEFECTIVE; ALSO, TORQUING MAY HAVE BEEN ABOVE SPECIFICATION.
Consequence:
      BOLTS COULD FAIL RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROLWITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE PITMAN ARM PINCH BOLTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING/PITMAN ARM PINCH BOLTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HIGH CAB OVER ENGINE, LONG CONVENTIONAL AND LOW CAB FORWARDTRUCKS WITH HFB STEERING GEARS.