MultiPurpose

Recalls - 1991 OSHKOSH MULTI-PURPOSE

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

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Recall Number

91V221000

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 WHEEL STUD USED FOR THE HUBS ON THE REAR-STEER WHEELS HAS A DIAMETER TOO SMALL TO HANDLE THE MAXIMUM RECOMMENDED TORQUE, AND WILL SUFFER FROM A FATIGUE FAILURE FROM THE CYCLIC STRESSES OF VEHICLE USE AND THE TORQUING OF THE WHEEL NUT.

Defect Consequence

FAILURE OF ONE WHEEL STUD CAN LEAD TO SUBSEQUENT FAILURESOF ALL THE STUDS ON THE HUB, LEADING TO SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL AND TIREASSEMBLY FROM A VEHICLE, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE WHEEL STUD WITH A NEWER, WIDER DIAMETER WHEEL STUD.

Notes

SYSTEM: WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS WITH REAR-STEER AXLES USED AS SNOW BLOWERS ORSNOW PLOWS.


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