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Recalls - 1993 KENWORTH CONVENTIONAL

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:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

Recall Number

93V003000

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

A DEFECT IN THE THREADS OF A U-BOLT MAY CAUSE IMPROPER LOADING, LONGITUDINAL CRACKING IN THE THREADS OF THE U-BOLT, AND PREMATURE FRONT STEER AXLE SPRING FAILURE.

Defect Consequence

FAILURE OF THE FRONT STEER AXLE SPRING COULD RESULT INLOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE U-BOLTS ALONG WITH WASHERS AND LOCK NUTS.

Notes

SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS.


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