Am General B

Am General B 1976 model

Am General B 1976 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
PARKING BRAKE - DRIVELINE - AIR
76V145000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)197809/15/1976MFRAM GENERAL LLC09/17/197610/12/1979571121
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NotesAm general campaign no n/a.transit bus.possibility of noncompliance withfmvss no.121 may exist in the split-brake system, due to an inverted parkingbrake quick release valve and incorrectly routed spring brake control valvelines.if this condition exist it may result in an increased stoppingdistance.(correct by inspecting and installing proper control lines asrequired).bus-transit.
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - SUPPLY - CHECK VALVE
76V133000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)148709/15/1976MFRAM GENERAL LLC09/07/197610/12/1979571121
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NotesAm general campaign no n/a.transit buses.possibility in the split airsupply system, the primary and secondary air reservior supply lines connectedto the bendix 'e-6' control valves may be reversed.if loss of air occurs inthe primary tank and causes air pressure to drop below 20 psi, in the event ofa catastrophic failure in the system, loss of braking capability could result.(correct by inspecting and replacing line connections as required).buses-transit.
STEERING - GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
76V189000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)34311/23/1976MFRAM GENERAL LLC11/22/197610/12/1979
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NotesAm general campaign no n/a.transit buses.possibility that the steeringtransfer gears locking tab of lockwasher on the output shaft may not be engaged(bent over) to retain the output gear locknut.if thiscondition exists, it mayallow the output gear to move away from the driving gear, and loss of steeringcontrol may occur.(correct by inspecting to insure proper lock-washerengagement).bus-transit.
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
76V188000AM GENERAL CORPORATION V (Vehicle)327001/05/1977MFRAM GENERAL LLC11/22/197610/12/1979
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NotesAm general campaign no 0009.transit buses.possibility the steering propshaft yoke pinch bolts may be insufficiently torqued and could cause steeringand transfer gear shaft splines to become worn.this conditioncould create anexcessive play in the steering system and ultimate loss of steering ccontrolmay occur.(correct by inspecting and replacing worn parts and torque pinchbolts 15 to 20 ft/lbs.bus-transit.