NAVISTAR 1954 1981: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : NAVISTAR Model : 1954 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1978-06-01 - 1987-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V088000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-06-04 Date Received by ODI: 1991-06-05 Date Added to Database: 1991-06-11
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3835
Summary:
      STEERING GEARS HAVE NO END-OF-TRAVEL STOPS. EXTREME LEFT AND RIGHT TURNS PLACE ADDED LOADS ON THE AXLE STEERING ARM WHICH CAN CAUSE THE ARM TO LOOSEN AND SHEAR MOUNTING STUDS.
Consequence:
      LOOSENING OF THE STEERING ARM OR SHEARING OF THEMOUNTING STUDS RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, AND A POSSIBLE VEHICLEACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL STEERING ARM STOP AND NEW STUDS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      STSTEM: AXLE STEERING ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.