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Recalls - 1990 VOLVO WAH

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

00V019001

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FONTAINE FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLIES, MODELS SL5WMS6125, SL5WMS7125, SL5WMS8125, SL5WMS9125, SL5WMS10125, SL5APM6125, SL5APM7125, SLAPM8125, SL5APM9125, SL5APM10125, SL5WMS-D, SL5APM-D, AND SL5BPS-D. IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THE FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY CAN CAUSE CRACKING OF THE FIFTH WHEEL MOUNTING PLATE.

Defect Consequence

UNDER THE TRAILER LOADING, THE MOUNTING PLATE COULD EVENTUALLY FAIL DUE TO FATIGUE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE MOUNTING PLATES THAT ARE CRACKED.

Notes

VOLVO TRUCK RECALL NO. RVXX0001. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2000. 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 1-800-528-6586 OR FONTAINE AT 1-800-874-9780. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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