PETERBILT PB220 DUAL-STEER 2016: STEERING

Make : PETERBILT Model : PB220 DUAL-STEER Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2013-09-30 - 2016-08-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V706000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-02 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-03 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-03
Manufacturers Involved: Fontaine Modification
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 70
Summary:
      Fontaine Modification "Fontaine" is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Fontaine-modified Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth 370 dual-steer vehicles manufactured September 30, 2013, to August 22, 2016. The right hand side steering may fail due to an improperly press-fitted steering shaft.
Consequence:
      Loss of steering control can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Fontaine will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering shaft, free of charge. The recall began on November 2, 2016. Owners may contact Fontaine customer service at 1-704-409-1614.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.