VOLVO N12 1985: SUSPENSION:FRONT:KING PIN

Make : VOLVO Model : N12 Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1985-10-01 - 1987-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V081000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-06-11 Date Received by ODI: 1987-06-01 Date Added to Database: 1987-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:KING PIN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2132
Summary:
      THE TAPERED KING PIN MAY HAVE BEEN BROKEN SHORTLY AFTER ASSEMBLY INTO THE AXLE.
Consequence:
      KING PIN COULD WORK LOOSE, CAUSING ERRATIC STEERINGWHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.
Remedy:
      REPAIR TO CORRECT BROKEN KING PIN CONDITION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: KING PIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH GVWR OF 24,500.