VOLVO VN 2004: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : VOLVO Model : VN Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-02-02 - 2004-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V405000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2004-08-12 Date Added to Database: 2004-08-19
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX0404
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4032
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE BOLTS THAT RETAIN THE UNIVERSAL JOINT TO THE YOKE AT THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED CORRECTLY.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN RESULT IN THE DRIVE SHAFT COMING LOOSE FROM THE TRANSMISSION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND INSTALL REMOVING NEW BOLTS, INSPECT FOR CROSS-THREADED BOLTS, AND REPLACE THE YOKE IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 1, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VOLVO TRUCK RECALL NO. RVXX0404. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.