RVXX1601 – Draglink Rod – Replacement – 2009-2010 & 2016 Volvo Trucks

NHTSA

16V095

SUMMARY:

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 VT trucks manufactured from April 9, 2008, through September 24, 2009, and certain 2016 model VNL and VNM trucks manufactured from January 2, 2015, through to November 6, 2015.

The affected vehicles are equipped with USK non-greasable drag links that may experience corrosion of the ball joints due to the seals being compromised, possibly resulting in accelerated wear and failure of the ball joint.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

Failure of the ball joint may cause separation of the socket and a complete loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

REMEDY:

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the drag links, free of charge.

The recall began on April 21, 2016.

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

Volvo’s number for this recall is RVXX1601.

Note: This recall is an expansion of a previous recall 15V-651.

 

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.safercar.gov.

 

 

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