SPARTAN K2 2012: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
|Make : SPARTAN||Model : K2||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2011-04-19 - 2017-03-06|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V160000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-24||Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-13||Date Added to Database: 2017-03-14|
|Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17004|
|Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2783|
Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain 2011-2017 Gladiator, 2016-2017 MetroStar, 2012-2018 K2, 2011-2018 K3, 2017-2018 K4, and 2011-2017 MM vehicles. The ball joints on the independent front suspension "IFS" modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will remove, clean, apply thread locker, and reinstall the properly torqued ball joint, free of charge. The recall began on March 24, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-4277. Spartan's number for this recall is 17004.
|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.