VOLVO WCL 1982: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Make : VOLVO Model : WCL Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1982-07-09 - 1985-12-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97V128001
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-09-29 Date Received by ODI: 1997-08-28 Date Added to Database: 1997-08-28
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1767
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH STEERING AXLE HUBS BUILT BY WEBB WHEEL FOR USE ON TRUCKS AND TRACTORS, PART NUMBERS WEBB 1530, VOLVO 90402-0006, OR EATON F1960. THE STEERING AXLE HUB FLANGE CAN FRACTURE AND SEPARATE FROM THE CENTER PORTION OF THE HUB.
Consequence:
      LOSS OF STEERING CAN OCCUR AND THE WHEEL CAN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HUB FOR CRACKS ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE HUB FLANGE AND REPLACE THESE HUBS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 29, 1997. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-910-3939-2000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.