PIERCE LANCE 1983: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : PIERCE Model : LANCE Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1983-04-01 - 1993-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V083000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-07-15 Date Received by ODI: 1994-05-09 Date Added to Database: 1994-05-20
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2563
Summary:
      THE STEERING GEAR BRACKET USED TO MOUNT THE POWER STEERING GEAR TO THE CHASSIS FRAME CAN CRACK AND FAIL.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN CAUSE THE STEERING GEAR TO BIND, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE BRACKETS WITH NEWLY DESIGNED BRACKETS. UNTIL REPLACEMENT BRACKETS ARE AVAILABLE, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO INSPECT THE BRACKETS FOR CRACKS, AND CONTACT PIERCE MANUFACTURING FOR REPAIR INFORMATION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING; POWER. GEAR BOX.EHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS WITH STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BRACKETS PART NOS .40-0368, 40-0852, 40-3309.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT PIERCE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-414-832-3666. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.