Mercedes Benz L1113 1976

Model L1113 made in 1976 by Mercedes Benz got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningservice brakes, hydraulic, steering.

Model 1976


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
77V055000MERCEDES-BENZ USA, INC. V (Vehicle)44904/15/1977MFRMERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC.04/19/197710/12/1979
Defect SummaryAn air leak could develop through the piston shaft seal ring which seals the inside of the brake booster from the atmosphere. this could result in a reduction in brake booster assist, necessitating increased brake pedal pressure.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace the defective seal with an improved version at no charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: trucks.system: service brakes; piston shaft seal.consequences of defect: brake malfunction, requiring an increase in brake pedalpressure, could cause loss of vehicle control and an accident.
87V176000FREIGHTLINER CORP. to 05/01/1983V (Vehicle)2338602/25/1988MFRMERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC.11/17/198711/24/1987
Defect SummarySlot in steering drag link to allow for clamping of the ball joint may not be fully closed by the ball joint thread.
Consequence SummaryWater may enter the drag link and result in corrosionwhich lowers strength of drag link making it subject to fracture.
Corrective SummaryReplace drag link if opening exist; also, threaded stud of ball joint has been extended for complete closure of the slot.
NotesSystem: steering drag linkvehicle description: heavy duty trucks equipped with hydraulic steering.