FREIGHTLINER UNSPECIFIED 1995: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

 
Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1995-03-01 - 1995-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95E009001
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1995-04-12 Date Added to Database: 1995-10-10
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 300
Summary:
      DURING ASSEMBLY, THE TIE ROD END NUTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED. EXTREMELY LOW TORQUE CAN ALLOW MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE BALL STUD AND THE TIE ROD ARM CAUSING DAMAGE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION CAN AFFECT THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TOSTEER THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE TIE ROD BALL JOINT NUTS TO ROCKWELL'S SPECIFICATION.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; LINKAGES; TIE ROD; END. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ROCKWELL NON-DRIVING FRONT AXLES, MODELS FC-941, FD-961, FF-961, FG-941, FG-943 OR FF-943. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-503-735-8078. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.