VOLVO F613 1977: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Make : VOLVO Model : F613 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 1979-03-01 - 1981-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V030000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-08-11 Date Received by ODI: 1981-03-11 Date Added to Database: 1981-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2501
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE ENDSTOP FOR THE SECONDARY CAB LOCK HOOK MAY EXPERIENCE ABNORMAL WEAR. THIS CAN PREVENT THE HOOK AND LATCHING BRACKET FROM ENGAGING WHEN THE CAB IS POWERED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A GUIDE FOR THE SECONDARY CAB LOCK HOOK, AND REPLACE EXISTING HOOK WITH A MODIFIED VERSION FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, CAB OVER ENGINE MODELS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; CAB LOCK HOOK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF HOOK AND LATCHING BRACKET DO NOT ENGAGE, THE CABCOULD TILT WITHOUT WARNING. LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULDOCCUR.