Volvo F Series

Model F Series made by Volvo got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning steering .

Model 1979


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
81V074000VOLVO OF AMERICA CORP.from 09/01/1978 to 04/01/1980V (Vehicle)86909/15/1981MFRVOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA06/16/198106/19/1981
Defect SummaryThe bolts for the clamp on the drag link may not have been tightened to specifications on the involved vehicles. the looseness can result in wear on the threaded connection between the ball joint and the drag link.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAll involved vehicles will have the clamps bolts and nuts replaced and tightened to specifications. if excessive wear is observed on the threaded connection, the entire drag link assembly will be replaced at no charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: trucks.system: steering; linkages, drag link clamp bolts.consequences of defect: this can have an adverse affect on steering and, inextreme cases, steering control could be lost and an accident could result.