RVXX2402 – Loss of Steering Control – 2025 Volvo VN, VNRe, & VHD

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June 4, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V396000

Loss of Steering Control

A sudden loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V396

Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 488

 

Summary

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo Trucks) is recalling certain 2025 VN, VNRe, and VHD trucks. The drag link may contain an improperly heat-treated ball stud that can fail, resulting in a sudden loss of steering control.

 

Remedy

Owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until the repair has been performed. Dealers will inspect and replace the drag links, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 2, 2024. Owners may contact Volvo Trucks customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo Truck’s number for this recall is RVXX2402.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

May 25, 2024: Mack notified by supplier of the potential that experimental ball studs were shipped in error.

May 28, 2024: Product Safety Evaluation Committee informed of a potential issue involving experimental heat treated ball studs. Investigation opened with testing results on-going.

May 29, 2024: Failure of the ball stud during vehicle operations within our factory with no personnel injury or property damage.

May 30, 2024: Product Safety Evaluation Committee evaluates and raises to Product Safety Committee.

May 30, 2024: Product Safety Committee determination of product defect. The committe also determined tha owners must be notified and instructed to not drive their vehicles until repairs have been completed.

There have been no accidents or injuries associated with this issue, there have been no warranty, or customer complaints. There is one occurrence of a ball stud failure at a Volvo Group factory.

 


3 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
VOLVO VHD 2025
VOLVO VN 2025
VOLVO VNRE (ELECTRIC) 2025

 


2 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V396-4210.PDF 215.42KB

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V396-2637.pdf 645.398KB

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V396&docType=RCL

 


 

Bestseller No. 1
MOOG DS801556 Steering Drag Link for Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • COMPATIBILITY – Fits 2017-2022 Ford F-250 Super Duty; 2017-2022 Ford F-350 Super Duty
  • GET THE RIGHT PART -- Before purchasing, research to ensure that the part will fit your vehicle; enter all vehicle information (year, make, model, engine and trim) for compatibility and check qualifier notes
  • PROBLEM SOLVER GUSHER BEARING -- Metal-to-metal design provides strength and allows grease to flow through bearing surface for reduced friction and long life
  • STRONG AND DURABLE -- Ball studs are heat processed to match or exceed OE requirements to inhibit premature failure and improve fatigue strength
  • GREASEABLE SOCKET -- Inhibits corrosion and wear by allowing new lubricant to flush debris
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MOOG DS300005 Steering Drag Link for Jeep Wrangler
  • COMPATIBILITY – Fits 2018-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK; 2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler
  • GET THE RIGHT PART -- Before purchasing, research to ensure that the part will fit your vehicle; enter all vehicle information (year, make, model, engine and trim) for compatibility and check qualifier notes
  • RESTORES LIKE-NEW STEERING -- Patented pressed-in cover plate seals out debris and minimizes looseness, reducing bearing wear and promoting longer life
  • GREASEABLE SOCKET -- Inhibits corrosion and wear by allowing new lubricant to flush debris
  • ABSORBS IMPACT -- Belleville preload washer helps keep the bearing package tight as bearings wear
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MOOG DS300040 Steering Drag Link for Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • COMPATIBILITY – Fits 2011-2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty; 2011-2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty
  • GET THE RIGHT PART -- Before purchasing, research to ensure that the part will fit your vehicle; enter all vehicle information (year, make, model, engine and trim) for compatibility and check qualifier notes
  • Powdered metal gusher bearing design enables grease to flow through bearing
  • Patented cover plate design allows for tighter tolerances vs traditional designs for a more durable part
  • Exclusive cover plate protects against debris leaking into the bearing surface
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TRQ Front Tie Rod End Drag Link Adjuster Steering Kit Set 6pc for 2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler JK
  • Direct Fit, OE Replacement Steering Kit
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  • Vehicle Specific: Check fitment information in the listing for compatibility
  • OE Reference Number(s): 52060048AD,52060049AE,52060053AE
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MOOG ES3624 Steering Drag Link for Jeep Wrangler
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  • GET THE RIGHT PART -- Before purchasing, research to ensure that the part will fit your vehicle; enter all vehicle information (year, make, model, engine and trim) for compatibility and check qualifier notes
  • RESTORES LIKE-NEW STEERING -- Patented pressed-in cover plate seals out debris and minimizes looseness, reducing bearing wear and promoting longer life
  • GREASEABLE SOCKET -- Inhibits corrosion and wear by allowing new lubricant to flush debris
  • ABSORBS IMPACT -- Belleville preload washer helps keep the bearing package tight as bearings wear
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TRQ Tie Rod End Drag Link Ball Joint Sway Bar Link Steering Suspension Kit 12pc Set for 2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler JK
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  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Lower Ball Joints; (2) Front Upper Ball Joints; (1) Front Lower Outer Drag Link; (1) Front Outer Tie Rod; (1) Front Inner Tie Rod; (2) Front Sway Bar Links; (2) Front Tie Rod Adjusting Sleeves; (1) Front Upper Outer Drag Link
  • Vehicle Specific: Check fitment information in the listing for compatibility
  • OE Reference Number(s): 52059975AC,52060048AD,52060049AE,52060053AE,68004085AA
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  • GET THE RIGHT PART -- Before purchasing, research to ensure that the part will fit your vehicle; enter all vehicle information (year, make, model, engine and trim) for compatibility and check qualifier notes
  • Powdered metal gusher bearing design enables grease to flow through bearing
  • Patented cover plate design allows for tighter tolerances vs traditional designs for a more durable part
  • Exclusive cover plate protects against debris leaking into the bearing surface
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MOOG DS914 Steering Drag Link for Dodge W250
  • By constantly introducing design enhancements that extend product life and simplify installation and replacement, MOOG has earned its reputation as the chassis industry’s Problem Solver.
  • Powdered metal gusher bearing design enables grease to flow through bearing
  • Patented cover plate design allows for tighter tolerances vs traditional designs for a more durable part
  • Exclusive cover plate protects against debris leaking into the bearing surface
  • Full ball metal stud provides 360-degree; of smooth, consistent, rotational movement resulting in more responsive steering
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  • Steering drag link. Referring to international original factory standard, Design by Taiwan. Location delivery: Ontario, California, United States.
  • Drag links and drag link adjusting sleeve kit fit for Chevrolet Blazer/K10/K10 Suburban/K20/K20 Pickup/K30/K5 Blazer/V10/V1500 Suburban, for GMC Jimmy/K15/K1500/K25/K2500/K35/K3500/V1500 Suburban/V2500 Suburban and so on. If you want to check, please check the fitment filter on the left corner.
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  • Undergo impact, wear, and fatigue testing to help ensure quality and durability
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