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Recalls - 1991 AMERTEK CF4000L

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

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Recall Number

92V084000

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

DESIGN OF THE REAR WHEEL MOUNTING ASSEMBLY CAUSES A HIGH SENSITIVITY TO LUG STUD NUT TORQUE LOSS AND SUBSEQUENT STUD FAILURE THROUGH BENDING FATIGUE.

Defect Consequence

THE REAR WHEEL MOUNTING STUD CAN BEND AND/OR BREAK,RESULTING IN DETACHMENT OF THE WHEEL FROM THE AXLE IF ALL FIVE LUG STUDS SHOULDFAIL.

Defect Corrective Action

AMERTEK WILL REDUCE THE DIMENSION OF THE OUTSIDE REAR WHEEL TIRES; REPLACE THE LUG NUT SPACERS WITH CUSHION WASHERS ON EACH REAR WHEEL HUB; REPLACE THE CURRENT 4.38 INCH STUDS WITH 3.25 INCH STUDS; AND DELETE THE PAINT ON THE BEVEL SURFACE OF THE STUD HOLES ON THE WHEEL DISC.

Notes

SYSTEM: REAR WHEEL MOUNTING STUD.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIRE FIGHTING TRUCK.


Component Description

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Recall Number

92V169000

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

A CONTAMINANT FROM IMPURITIES IN THE HYDRAULIC RETURN HOSES OR THE OIL RESERVOIR CAN LEAD TO MALFUNCTIONS OF THE PRESSURE CONTROL VALVES CONTROLLING THE POWER STEERING AND WATER PUMP ENGAGEMENT.

Defect Consequence

MALFUNCTIONS OF THE PRESSURE CONTROL VALVES IN THE POWERSTEERING ASSEMBLY CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF POWER STEERING WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING,AND LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

AN ADDITIONAL HYDRAULIC FLUID FILTER WILL BE ADDED BETWEEN THE HYDRAULIC PUMP AND THE HYDRAULIC CONTROL VALVE BLOCK TO COLLECT IMPURITIES.

Notes

SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CRASH/RESCUE FIRE TRUCKS USED BY THE U.S. NAVY AT NAVAL AIRSTATIONS.


Component Description

WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Recall Number

92V170000

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

THE FRONT WHEEL DISC CRACKS AROUND THE BOLT HOLE CIRCLE.

Defect Consequence

CRACKING OF THE WHEEL DISC RESULTS IN POSSIBLE SEPARATIONOF THE TIRE AND RIM FROM THE WHEEL DISC WHICH COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

CORRECTIVE ACTION HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED. AMERTEK IS WORKING WITH THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO CORRECT THIS PROBLEM.

Notes

SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS USED FOR AIRCRAFT RESCUE AT NAVAL AIR STATIONS.


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