Autocar K 1976

Model K made in 1976 by Autocar got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningengine and engine cooling, visibility.

Model 1976


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
80V059000WHITE MOTOR CORPORATIONfrom 11/01/1976 to 03/01/1978V (Vehicle)326610/30/1980MFRWHITE MOTOR CORPORATION05/15/198006/20/1980
Defect SummaryThe bypass oil filter mounting brackets may be insufficiently welded to the radiator frame. this could allow the filter mounting bracket and oil filter to come loose, fall, and wedge themselves within the steering geometry.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and, if necessary, reweld the bracket without charge.
NotesVehicle description: trucks.system: structure; bypass oil filter mounting bracket.consequences of defect: loss of steering control, without prior warning, and anaccident could result.note: until the problem is corrected, a daily inspection should be made forcracks in the welds. if found, vehicle should not be operated prior to repair.
79V008000WHITE MOTOR CORPORATIONfrom 10/01/1975 to 09/01/1978V (Vehicle)1233308/30/1979ODIWHITE MOTOR CORPORATION01/09/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe windshield wiper may over-travel its designed sweep angle during its initial stroke with the possibility of temporary wiper immobilization.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will install a restriction fitting in the control valve at no cost to owner.
NotesVehicle description: trucks.system: visual; windshield wiper.consequences of defect: in the event of heavy rain conditions, theimmobilization of wipers would cause a visual obstruction which could lead to avehicle accident.