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Recalls - 1992 SPARTAN EC2000

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

SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Recall Number

92V104000

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 LENGTH OF THE FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS IS INADEQUATE, RESULTING IN BENDING AND BREAKING OF THE SHOCK ABSORBER BRACKETS.

Defect Consequence

THE BROKEN BRACKETS DO NOT ALLOW THE SHOCK ABSORBER TOPERFORM ITS PROPER FUNCTION. THE LACK OF FUNCTIONING SHOCK ABSORBERS COULD LEADTO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND INCREASED RISK OF AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

THE SHOCK ABSORBERS AND THEIR MOUNTINGS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED BY LONGER SHOCK ABSORBERS AND NEW MOUNTING BRACKETS.

Notes

SYSTEM: SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOME CHASSIS.


Component Description

SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall Number

92V105000

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

AN INADEQUATE WELD ON THE TRACK BAR BRACKET TO THE REAR AXLE CAN BREAK AND THE BRACKET CAN SEPARATE FROM THE REAR AXLE.

Defect Consequence

THE MAJORITY OF THE MOTOR HOMES PRODUCED HAVE THE RIGHTREAR BRAKE LINE ATTACHED TO THE REAR TRACK BAR BRACKET. THE SEPARATION OF THERIGHT REAR TRACK BAR BRACKET CAUSES FAILURE OF THE BRAKE LINE AND LEADS TO LOSSOF BRAKING WHICH MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REMOVE THE SINGLE PASS WELD FROM THE TRACK BAR BRACKET, AND REATTACH WITH A DOUBLE PASS WELD. ALSO, REMOVE THE BRAKE LINE ATTACHMENT FROM THE TRACK BAR BRACKET AND ATTACH IT WITH A SEPARATE BRACKET TO THE REAR AXLE.

Notes

SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES.


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