VOLVO F716 1980: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Make : VOLVO Model : F716 Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V087000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-11-21 Date Received by ODI: 1980-07-14 Date Added to Database: 1980-08-08
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 382
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES THE STEERING GEAR BOX WAS INSTALLED USING MOUNTING BOLTS WHICH ARE TOO LONG IN RELATION TO THE AVAILABLE HOLE DEPTH IN THE STEERING GEAR BOX.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR BOX MOUNTING BOLTS WITH BOLTS OF THE CORRECT LENGTH WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STEERING ASSEMBLY; STEERING GEAR BOX, MOUNTING BOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: CONTINUED VEHICLE OPERATION IN THIS CONDITION COULDRESULT IN THE STEERING GEAR BOX COMING LOOSE FROM ITS BRACKET, RESULTING ININACCURATE STEERING. THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, AND ANACCIDENT.