LUFKIN UNSPECIFIED 1963: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : LUFKIN Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1963
Build Dates : 1961-11-01 - 1963-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 72V129000
Date Owner's Notified: 1972-05-16 Date Received by ODI: 1972-05-23 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: LUFKIN INDUSTRIES, INC.
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Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 34
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Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VAN TRAILER SPECIAL TRAILERS.POSSIBILITY THAT INDUCTION HARDENING PROCESS INEFFECT AT NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL'S AXLE PLANT MAY HAVE CREATED HIGH RESIDUALSTRESSES AT INNER BEARING SHOULDER AREA.STRESSES MAY TURN INTO PHYSICALCRACKS UNDER EXTENDED FIELD SERVICE.CONTINUED USE OF AXLE AFTER CRACKING MAYCAUSE AXLE SPINDLE TO FRACTURE.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING WHERENECESSARY.'