SPARTAN GLADIATOR 2006: SUSPENSION:FRONT
|Make : SPARTAN||Model : GLADIATOR||Year : 2006|
|Build Dates : 2003-10-13 - 2006-08-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V206000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-05-24||Date Received by ODI: 2018-03-29||Date Added to Database: 2018-04-02|
|Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18012|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11|
Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain 2004-2007 Spartan Emergency Response Gladiator vehicles equipped with Timoney Independent Front Suspensions. Inconsistent machining may result in fatigue cracks developing over time in the front axle spindles, causing failure of the spindle and the possible separation of a front wheel from the vehicle.
A wheel separation from the vehicle can increase the risk of a crash.
Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle spindle, free of charge. The recall began on May 24, 2018. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Spartan's number for this recall is 18012.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.