VOLVO N12 1985: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : VOLVO Model : N12 Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1984-03-01 - 1986-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V050000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-04-09 Date Received by ODI: 1986-04-01 Date Added to Database: 1986-04-24
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1206
Summary:
      TRUCKS WERE BUILT WITH HEADLAMPS WIRING HARNESSES WHICH MAY HAVE THE "UPPER BEAM"/"LOWER BEAM" WIRES REVERSED. THIS CAUSES THE TRUCKS NOT TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 108. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: LAMPS WOULD USE THE UPPER BEAM FILAMENT WHEN OPERATED IN THE LOWER BEAM MODE. THIS MAY CAUSE VISUAL PROBLEMS TO THE ONCOMING DRIVER AND MAY LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPAIR HEADLAMP WIRING TO ASSURE COMFORMANCE WITH FMVSS 108.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      SYSTEM: HEADLAMPS/FMVSS 108.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS 26,000 LBS. GVWR AND GREATER.