UTILIMASTER WALK IN VAN 1996: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Make : UTILIMASTER Model : WALK IN VAN Year : 1996
Build Dates : 1987-12-01 - 1996-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96V190000
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-01-03 Date Received by ODI: 1996-10-04 Date Added to Database: 1996-10-16
Manufacturers Involved: Utilimaster Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 701
Summary:
      THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING A PROPSHAFT RETAINER STRAP. IN THE EVENT OF A DRIVELINE DETACHMENT, THIS STRAP PREVENTS THE DRIVELINE FROM CONTACTING THE GROUND.
Consequence:
      IF A DRIVELINE SHOULD COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE IT IS IN MOTION, THE DRIVELINE CAN CONTACT THE GROUND RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND IF NECESSARY INSALL A PROPSHAFT RETAINER STRAP.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 1996. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT UTILIMASTER AT 1-800-582-3454.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.