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Recalls - 1991 DORSEY CAET

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

STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

Recall Number

93V009000

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 TOP HINGED REAR GATE (DOOR) HORIZONTAL STRUCTURAL MEMBER DEVELOPS FATIGUE CRACKS BECAUSE OF BENDING AT THE HINGES AND CENTER BRACE ATTACHMENT BRACKET.

Defect Consequence

IF FATIGUE CRACKS PROGRESS FAR ENOUGH, THE REAR GATE CANSEPARATE AND FALL OFF, WITHOUT WARNING, INTO THE PATH OF FOLLOWING TRAFFIC,AND CAUSE OTHER VEHICLES TO CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

REINFORCE THE HINGES AND THE CENTER BRACE ATTACHMENT BRACKET BY QUALIFIED WELDERS FROM DORSEY AUTHORIZED FIRMS.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BULK HAUL OPEN TOP SEMI VANS.


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