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Recalls - 1991 FREIGHTLINER FLC106

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

PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Recall Number

93V004000

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 METAL SHEATHING OF THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE CAN SEPARATE ALLOWING THE INNER LOAD BEARING CABLE TO PULL THROUGH THE HOUSING, RELAXING CABLE TENSION AND RELEASING THE PARKING BRAKE.

Defect Consequence

RELEASING THE PARKING BRAKE WITHOUT OPERATOR INTENT CANCAUSE VEHICLE ROLLAWAY AND RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE.

Notes

SYSTEM: PARKING BRAKE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS AND MECHANICALPARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS.


Component Description

SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

Recall Number

93V019000

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 BEARINGS WERE NOT ADEQUATELY GREASED.

Defect Consequence

INADEQUATE GREASE IN THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS CAN CAUSEEARLY FAILURE OF THE BEARING. IF THE OUTER WHEEL BEARING FAILS WHILE THE VEHICLEIS IN MOTION, THE WHEEL CAN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REMOVE, CLEAN, AND GREASE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS AND HUBS.

Notes

SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS WITH GREASE TYPE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS.


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