Dana Axle Assembly



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Dana Axle Assembly recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
STEERING - LINKAGES
93E026000DANA CORPORATION E (Equipment)8310/06/1993ODIDANA CORPORATION08/06/199309/01/1993
Defect SummaryCertain s9000 front drive axle assemblies may contain a tie-rod which may fracture at the adjustable sleeve due to fatigue.
Consequence SummaryFailure of the tie rod results in loss of steeringcontrol and a possible vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryReplace the tie rod with a tie rod that does not use an adjustment sleeve.
NotesSystem: steering; linkages.equipment description: spicer off-highway division's s9000 front drive axleassemblies used on trucks.note: navistar international has conducted a separate recall of the vehiclesit produced with this tie rod assembly, nhtsa campaign number 93v013000. themanufacturers who will have recalled vehicles through this dana corp. recallare : monroe truck, tulsa truck, howe brothers, special trucks, sweeprite, andequipment southwest.
STEERING - LINKAGES - LINK - DRAG - CONNECTION
98E008000DANA CORPORATIONfrom 07/02/1997 to 08/20/1997E (Equipment)70004/01/1998MFRDANA CORPORATION03/17/199803/27/1998
Defect SummaryEquipment description: aftermarket drag link (connecting rod) assemblies for use on 1988-1998 chevrolet astro and gmc safari mini vans. incorrect nuts may have been packaged and shipped with drag links. separation between the nut and the mating component (drag link) can occur.
Consequence SummaryThis condition can cause a loss of steering increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryOwners will be provided with replacement parts. dana will compensate owners for all related charges for the inspection and replacement of these parts.
NotesOwner notification is expected to begin during april 1998.owners who have not obtained the free remedy and reimbursement for costs within a reasonable time should contact dana at 1-888-888-0129.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
STEERING - LINKAGES - TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
01E004001DANA CORP.from 07/14/1999 to 07/25/1999E (Equipment)1346MFRDANA CORPORATION03/05/200103/15/2001
Defect SummaryEquipment description: certain of the tie rod ball-socket bearings, part no. trw 24 dl and manufactured from july 14 through july 25, 1999, have a below specification case depth and/or hardness which can lead to premature wear out of the socket in some applications.
Consequence SummaryIf this condition occurs, the driver can lose partial control of the right front wheel, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryTrw will be notifying dana's customers and providing remedy free of charge. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact dana corporation at 419-535-4664 or trw customer service at 1-866-280-3287.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
SUSPENSION - FRONT
00E047004DANA CORPORATION E (Equipment)6686MFRDANA CORPORATION09/12/200009/25/2000
Defect SummaryEquipment description: certain of the tie rod ball-socket bearings have a below specification case depth and/or hardness which can lead to premature deterioration of the socket in some applications.
Consequence SummaryIf this condition occurs, the driver can lose partial control of the right front wheel, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryTrw will be notifying dana's customers and providing remedy free of charge. owners should contact trw customer service at 1-866-280-3287.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
02E017001DANA CORPORATIONfrom 06/17/1999 to 07/31/2000E (Equipment)5306MFRDANA CORPORATION03/06/200204/03/2002
Defect SummaryEquipment description: e-1320-i axle applications (13,000 lbs) equipped on kenworth and freightliner heavy vehicles. certain trw tie rod ball-socket bearings have a below specification case depth and/or hardness which can lead to premature deterioration of the socket in some applications.
Consequence SummaryIf this condition occurs, the driver can lose partial control of the right front wheel, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryTrw will be notifying dana's customers and providing remedy free of charge. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact dana corporation at 419-585-4500 or trw customer service at 1-866-280-3287.
NotesAlso, customers cancontact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
SUSPENSION - FRONT - WHEEL BEARING
02E016000DANA CORPORATION E (Equipment)894203/18/2002MFRDANA CORPORATION03/18/200204/03/2002
Defect SummaryEquipment description: dana spicer trailer axle models d22 and p22 equipped with koyo tapered wheel bearings supplied between december 6, 2001, and march 1, 2002. part nos., include hm 212049, hm 218248, and hm 518445. the trailer axle bearings are harder than normal and could fracture.
Consequence SummarySuch a fracture of the wheel end could result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryDana will notify its customers and replace the wheel bearing free of charge. dana has not yet provided the agency with a remedy schedule as of yet.
NotesAlso, customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration,s auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
SUSPENSION - REAR
02E003000DANA CORPORATION E (Equipment)29407/25/2002MFRDANA CORPORATION02/19/200203/05/2002
Defect SummaryDana spicer tandem drive axle models ds463 and ds521 equipped with dana welded suspension brackets for used with chalmers suspension manufactured between november 1, 1998, and december 31, 2001. an undersized attachment weld may fracture without warning.
Consequence SummaryThe weld fracture may result in a loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without prior warning.
Corrective SummaryDana will notify paccar/kenworth's customers and inspect and repair the axle welds free of charge. owner notification began july 25, 2002. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact dana at 419-535-4500.
NotesAlso, customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration' auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
Dana Axle Assembly bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
020202/01/200210002229Carrier to housing leak repair procedure. *tt2003-08-18
021509/01/200210000112Repair procedure for a leaking carrier-to-housing joint on a 23105s drive axle. *tt2003-02-12
09100010/09/2000619085Subject regarding spicer axle replacement due to cam bracket failure. *tt2001-05-14
11100010/11/2000619086Subject regarding cam bracket and axle spider damage. *tt2001-05-14
SUSPENSION - FRONT - KING PIN
IK-020000910/26/200910032638International: dana king pin inspection procedure. applies to all dana king pins. *pe2010-04-21
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SPRINGS - LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY - U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE
IK-020000910/26/200910032638International: dana king pin inspection procedure. applies to all dana king pins. *pe2010-04-21
Dana Axle Assembly Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
EQUIPMENT
08/13/20081
 My dana axle seals started leaking at 35,000 miles. it gets all over the brakes, can cause brake failure. nissan warranted the problem replaced entire rear axle. many people with this same truck have the same problem. it almost seems like 90%. *tr
EQUIPMENT - MECHANICAL
05/29/2010
 Passenger rear axle seal leaking. no towing, no hard use. axle oil leaks on brake and could possibly cause fire or loss of brakes. stock vehicle, no modifications. second time this seal has failed.
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
07/15/2001
 1997 doonan, step deck t/t had lost its brakes due to slack adjuster bracket breaking away from axle. manufacturer notified. feel free to provide any further information concerning this matter.*ak
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
07/15/2001
 1997 doonan, step deck t/t had lost its brakes due to slack adjuster bracket breaking away from axle. manufacturer notified. feel free to provide any further information concerning this matter.*ak
Car dealers selling Dana Axle Assembly
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CACHICONEW AUTOS INC.