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Recalls - 1991 PIERCE LANCE

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

94V083000

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 BRACKET USED TO MOUNT THE POWER STEERING GEAR TO THE CHASSIS FRAME CAN CRACK AND FAIL.

Defect Consequence

THIS CAN CAUSE THE STEERING GEAR TO BIND, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE BRACKETS WITH NEWLY DESIGNED BRACKETS. UNTIL REPLACEMENT BRACKETS ARE AVAILABLE, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO INSPECT THE BRACKETS FOR CRACKS, AND CONTACT PIERCE MANUFACTURING FOR REPAIR INFORMATION.

Notes

SYSTEM: STEERING; POWER. GEAR BOX. EHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS WITH STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BRACKETS PART NOS .40-0368, 40-0852, 40-3309. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT PIERCE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-414-832-3666. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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