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Recalls - 1991 OSHKOSH MB

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:SHAFT PITMAN

Recall Number

95V132000

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

THIS STEERING GEAR CAN FAIL FROM FATIGUE CAUSED BY HIGH TWISTING FORCES THAT CAN OCCUR IN CERTAIN SEVERE DAILY USE SUCH AS TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL UP AGAINST THE AXLE STOPS WHEN THE VEHICLE IS NOT ON DRY PAVEMENT.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN BROKEN PITMAN SHAFTS INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT FROM A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED STEERING GEARS WITH A NEW STEERING GEAR (SAGINAW PART NO. 26035369/OSHKOSH PART NO. 4SK351).

Notes

SYSTEM: STEERING; GEAR; SHAFT PITMAN. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCK CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH A SAGINAW 710 STEERING GEAR (SAGINAW PART NO. 26025646/OSHKOSH PART NO. P100614). NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT OSKHOSH AT 1-414-235-1726, M-LINE REPRESENTATIVE. ALSO CONTAC THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.


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