Western Star Western
Model Western made by Western Star got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning steering .
|Campaign||Manufacturer||Manufacturing date||Type||# of units affected||Date Owner notified Mfg||Recall Initiated by||Manufacturers of recalled vehicles/products||Report Recieved Date||Record Creation Date||Regulation Part Number||FMVSS Number|
|STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR|
|81V122000||WHITE MOTOR CORPORATION||from 07/01/1975 to 06/01/1981||V (Vehicle)||31703||02/01/1982||MFR||WESTERN STAR TRUCKS, INC.||10/14/1981||10/27/1981|
|Defect Summary||Steering shaft binder bolts on certain vehicles are either loose or over-tightened. either condition can lead to a separation of the steering shaft from the steering column, even if the factory installed bolt has been properly retightened.|
|Corrective Summary||Unique bolts have been designed for this campaign and will be installed along with new nuts. this will be done at no charge to owner.|
|Notes||Vehicle description: trucks.system: steering; steering shaft binder bolts.consequences of defect: shaft separation could result in loss of vehiclecontrol and an accident.note: as a precaution, immediately check the binder bolts on the steering shaftfor looseness. if they are loose, tighten them to 60 ft-lbs torque. tighteningbolts does not permanently remedy the defect. new bolts and nuts must beinstalled.|