NABI 40LFW 2004: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Make : NABI Model : 40LFW Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-07-01 - 2004-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V060000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2005-02-15 Date Added to Database: 2005-02-17
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20051
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 178
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSSES EQUIPPED WITH TIE ROD CLAMPS, HEAT TREATMENT OF CLAMPS CREATED A SURFACE HARDNESS THAT COULD LEAD TO A FRACTURE OF THE CLAMPS.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF A CRACK THE CLAMPS COULD BREAK OFF AFFECTING TOE-IN AND ALIGNMENT. THE TIE ROD CAN COME LOOSE RESULTING IN STEERING LOSS AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
      ARVINMERITOR IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ARVINMERITOR AT 1-866-668-7221 OR NABI AT 888-424-5844 EXT.7900.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NABI RECALL NO. 20051.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.