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Recalls - 1991 CHANCE VS24

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

STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION

Recall Number

92V130000

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 JAM-NUTS FOR THE RIGHT AND LEFT HAND TIE RODS IN THE DRAG LINK WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED AFTER INSTALLATION.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD ALLOW THE TIE ROD ENDS TO BACK OFF DURINGVEHICLE OPERATION AND CONTINUED USE COULD CAUSE THE TIE ROD ENDS TO BECOMEDISENGAGED AND THE VEHICLE STEERING WOULD BECOME INOPERABLE. LOSS OF OPERATORCONTROL OF THE BUS WOULD OCCUR.

Defect Corrective Action

TIGHTEN THE JAM-NUTS TO THE PROPER TORQUE, AND INSTALL A NEW INSTRUCTION DECAL ON THE CHASSIS FRAME NEXT TO THE DRAG LINK WITH THE CORRECT TORQUE VALUES FOR THE JAM NUTS.

Notes

SYSTEM: STEERING: LINKAGES.DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: BUSES.


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