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Recalls - 1991 NEOPLAN AN117

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:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Recall Number

96V138000

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 STEERING GEAR MOUNTING PLATE CAN CRACK AROUND THE WELDS.

Defect Consequence

THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING PLATE CAN BREAK RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS WILL INSPECT THE ENTIRE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING PLATE FOR CRACKS AND/OR HAIRLINE FRACTURES. IF ANY CRACKS OR FRACTURES ARE FOUND, OWNERS WILL REMOVE THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING PLATE AND RETURN IT TO NEOPLAN FOR A FREE REPLACEMENT.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION HAS ALREADY BEGUN. NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REPLACEMENT WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEOPLAN AT 1-719-336-3258. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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