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Recalls - 1991 OSHKOSH XC18RD

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

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall Number

92V008000

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 TRANSMISSION SHIFTER ALLOWS THE VEHICLE TO REMAIN IN REVERSE GEAR EVEN THOUGH THE SHIFTER IS PLACED IN THE PARK-BRAKE POSITION IF THE OPERATOR HAS NOT PLACED THE SHIFTER INTO THE PARK-BRAKE DETENT.

Defect Consequence

EVEN THOUGH THE PARKING BRAKE IS SET WHEN THE SHIFTER ISIN THE P-B POSITION, THE VEHICLE REMAINS IN REVERSE GEAR AND COULD MOVE WITHOUTPRIOR WARNING. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT OR INJURY TO ANYONE STANDINGBEHIND THE VEHICLE.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL AN AUDIBLE ALARM THAT SOUNDS WHEN THE PARKING BRAKE IS SET AND THE TRANSMISSION IS IN REVERSE, TO WARN THE OPERATOR THAT THE SHIFTER HAS NOT BEEN PLACED IN THE PARK-BRAKE DETENT. ALSO, INCORPORATE A CAUTION LABEL ON THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR HANDLE, INSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR TO CONFIRM THE SHIFTER IS IN THE PARK-BRAKE DETENT POSITION.

Notes

SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REAR ENGINE DIESEL CHASSIS.


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Recall Number

92V033000

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

ROUTING OF THE WIRING HARNESS TO THE STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS MAY PERMIT CHAFING BETWEEN THE STEERING COLUMN LOCK DISC AND THE CONVOLUTED TUBING WHICH HOUSES THE ELECTRICAL HARNESS.

Defect Consequence

EXTENSIVE CHAFING CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE AN ELECTRICALSHORT AND RESULT IN A FIRE. ALSO, THE FUSE LINK WIRED TO THE IGNITION CIRCUITMAY PERMIT OVERLOADING IF A SHORT OCCURS.

Defect Corrective Action

CLAMP THE WIRING HARNESS AWAY FROM MOVING PARTS OF THE STEERING COLUMN. REPLACE THE FUSIBLE LINK IN THE CIRCUIT WITH AN APPROPRIATE AMPERAGE LOAD CAPACITY FUSIBLE LINK.

Notes

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CHASSIS CAB; REAR ENGINE DIESEL CHASSIS, GVWR 16,000 ANDGVWR 18,000.


Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Recall Number

91V220000

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 BRAKE PEDAL COTTER PIN MAY HAVE BEEN OMITTED DURING INITIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE BRAKE LINKAGE.

Defect Consequence

THE BRAKE PEDAL COULD FALL OFF THE BRAKE LINKAGE WHILEOPERATOR IS ATTEMPTING TO STOP, RESULTING IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL COTTER PIN.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RECREATIONAL VEHICLE REAR ENGINE DIESEL CHASSIS, 16000 GVWRAND 18000 GVWR.


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