Flxible 4510261

Flxible 4510261 1976 model

Flxible 4510261 1976 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
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76V182000GRUMMAN FLXIBLE CORP. V (Vehicle)20711/05/1976MFRFLXIBLE CORPORATION11/11/197610/12/1979
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NotesFlxible campaign no 149.transit coaches.possibility that the locknutsinstalled on the retainer capscrews at the three (3) suspension radius rods tofront axle and the retainer capscrew at seven (7) radius rodto coachunderstructure attachment points are not in conformance with the hardnessrequirements of the engineering design specifications.as a result they maynot hold the required torque forces for the design life of the assembly.also,the three (3) radius rod to front axle retainer capscrews are of an inadequatelength to provide other than border line thread engagement for the locknuts.as a result, loose radius rod attachments may occur causing excessive stressloadings at these attachment points.loose radius rod attachments can alsoresult in excessive vibration and resultant damage to the vehicleunderstructure.loss of a locknut and any subsequent total loss of a frontaxle radius rod retainer capscrew could result in impaired steering controland/or loss of vehicle stability.(correct by inspecting and replacing alllocknuts and retainer capscrews).bus transit.