Am General Replacement Frame



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Am General Replacement Frame recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
11E034000AM GENERAL LLCfrom 02/18/2010 to 01/31/2011E (Equipment)1513MFRAM GENERAL LLC08/31/201109/06/2011
Defect SummaryAm general is recalling certain replacement frames manufactured from february 18, 2010, through january 31, 2011, sold for use on model year 1987-1994 united states postal service long life vehicles. cracks may develop in the welds that attach the steering gear bracket to the frame. if not addressed, the steering gear bracket may separate from the frame but remain attached to the vehicle via the stabilizer bar bracket.
Consequence SummaryIf this occurs, the vehicle steering response would be reduced which could lead to loss of vehicle control and a motor vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryAm general will notify owners and install reinforcement brackets on the vehicles, free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin during september 2011. owners may contact am general at 1-877-782-0466.
NotesAm general's recall campaign number is amg-r1101.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .