August 21, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V617000
Fracture of the axle beam can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V617
Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America
Potential Number of Units Affected 20
Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo Trucks) is recalling certain 2015 VNL vehicles equipped with Meritor FF967 Non-Drive Front Steer axles. The axles missed the heat treating operation during manufacturing, reducing their strength and possibly causing the axle beams to fracture.