GEO METRO 1983: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : GEO Model : METRO Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1978-04-01 - 1984-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1984-01-01 Date Added to Database: 1984-02-24
Manufacturers Involved: GRUMMAN CORP.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5222
Summary:
      SOME BUSES MAY HAVE MISALIGNMENT OF THE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY AND THE GEAR BOX.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACEMENT OF THE LOWER JACKET TUBE BEARING, STEERING MOUNTING BRACKET, AND POSSIBLY THE WHEEL TUBE.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES.SYSTEM: STEERING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: EXCESSIVE MISALIGNMENT CAN LEAD TO BEARING FAILURE ANDDAMAGE TO OR FAILURE OF THE WHEEL TUBE. HIGH STEERING FORCES, BINDING, OREXCESSIVE LOOSENESS OF THE STEERING WHEEL CAN OCCUR. LOSS OF STEERING MAY ALSOOCCUR, POSSIBLY CAUSING AN ACCIDENT.