Grumman Kubvan Trucks

Grumman Kubvan Trucks 1983 model

Grumman Kubvan Trucks 1983 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - EMISSION CONTROL
83V138000GRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.from 04/01/1983 to 10/01/1983V (Vehicle)5101/19/1984MFRGRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.12/27/198301/12/1984571301
Defect SummaryIn the event of a collision, vehicle may leak fuel when rolled to an inclination of less than 45 degrees. although a vent valve is present, the valve closes only when the vehicle angle exceeds 45 degrees. this does not comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 301, fuel system integrity.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace the vent hose with one of an improved design. the vent hose will be rerouted to a position above the maximum fuel level and will discharge into the fuel tank filler pipe.
NotesVehicle description: light and medium trucks.system: fuel; fuel tank vent hose.consequences of defect: in the event of an accident which causes the truck toroll, spilled fuel may contribute to a fire and personal injury.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - POWER ASSIST - VACUUM - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
83V139000GRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.from 04/01/1983 to 11/01/1983V (Vehicle)9801/19/1984MFRGRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.12/28/198301/12/1984571106
Defect SummaryVacuum lines that help in the operation of the power braking system may collapse under vacuum pressure. vehicle does not comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 106, brake hoses, since vacuum lines contain material which is not certified for their application.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace hose with one that complies with the safety standard.
NotesVehicle description: light and medium trucks (vans).system: service brakes; power assist vacuum line.consequences of defect: braking effectiveness would be degraded without thecorrect degree of vacuum in the power assist assembly. an accident couldresult, particularly in situations where minimum braking distance is required.
WHEELS
85V070000GRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.from 04/01/1983 to 12/01/1984V (Vehicle)533MFRGRUMMAN ALLIED IND., INC.05/23/198505/31/1985
Defect SummaryA cotter pin that retains the nut holding the rear wheel bearing to the axle rod may be missing. consequence of defect: the nut could loosen allowing the bearing to slide off the axle and the wheel to come off. this could result in a vehicle accident.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryInstall the cotter pins, if missing.
NotesVehicle description: diesel powered kubvan trucks.system: rear wheel cotter pin.