STARCRAFT BUS XL 1983: WHEELS:RIM

Make : STARCRAFT BUS Model : XL Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-09-01 - 1983-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V070000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-08-03 Date Received by ODI: 1983-07-27 Date Added to Database: 1983-08-09
Manufacturers Involved: Spartan Motors USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:RIM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1671
Summary:
      A FAULTY RIM DESIGN IN WHICH RIMS HAVE EITHER 8 OR 10 SLOTS "DEPENDING ON RIM TYPE" ALLOWS BENDING OF THE RIM UNDER A HEAVY LOAD.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      UPON INSPECTION, DEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE RIMS. IN ADDITION, THE LUG BOLTS WILL BE CHECKED TO ENSURE THAT THE WHEEL IS SECURELY FASTENED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BOAT TRAILERS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEEL RIM ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE WHEEL COULD COME OFF WHILE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION,POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT AND PERSONAL INJURY.