RVXX1605 – Meritor Steer Axle – 2013 Volvo Trucks

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Volvo Trucks North America, (Volvo) is recalling certain model year 2013 VNM and VNL trucks manufactured April 16, 2012, to May 4, 2012.

These vehicles are equipped with certain Meritor FF967 non-drive front steer axles that may have been incorrectly heat treated.



The improperly heat treated axles may fracture, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.



Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the axles for specific heat code serial numbers.

The affected axles will be replaced, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin July 29, 2016.

Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-528-6586.

Volvo’s number for this recall is RVXX1605.



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.safercar.gov.



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