UTILIMASTER WALK IN VAN 1987: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Make : UTILIMASTER Model : WALK IN VAN Year : 1987
Build Dates : 1986-04-01 - 1988-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V192000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 1990-11-12 Date Added to Database: 1990-11-29
Manufacturers Involved: Utilimaster Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 284
Summary:
      THE TWO SECTIONS OF WIPER ARM MAY CONTACT OR CROSS EACH OTHER AND BIND WITH EVENTUAL FAILURE OF ATTACHMENT RIVET; ALSO, WIPER BLADE COULD CONTACT WINDOW MOULDING WITH INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR WIPER ARM FAILURE.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN WINDSHIELD WIPER FAILURE WITHOUTWARNING, AFFECTING DRIVER VISIBILITY WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REDUCE BLADE SWEEP AREA TO AN ARC SPECIFICATION OF 85 DEGREES THROUGH A RETROFIT CONLINK KIT.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: WINDSHEILD WIPER ARM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: WALK-IN VANS.