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1975 FMC FMC

1975 FMC FMC Recall Title: STEERING:LINKAGES

1975 FMC FMC Recall Date: 1977-10-10

1975 FMC FMC NHTSA Recall Campaign Number: 77V168000

1975 FMC FMC Recall Manufacturer: FMC CORPORATION

1975 FMC FMC Recall Component(s): STEERING:LINKAGES

1975 FMC FMC Recall - Potential Number of Units Affected: 1050

1975 FMC FMC Recall Overview: ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE FOUR STEERING CONTROL TUBES IN THE STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBLY MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE FAILURE DUE TO LOW MATERIAL STRENGTH. SHOULD THIS FAILURE OCCUR, STEERING CONTROL WOULD BE SERIOUSLY LIMITED.

Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle. The CarFax Report image looks like this:

1975 FMC FMC Recall Remedy: DEALER WILL INSTALL IMPROVED STEERING CONTROL TUBES OF HIGHER MATERIAL STRENGTH AND INCREASED WALL THICKNESS, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

1975 FMC FMC Recall Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES.SYSTEM: STEERING; STEERING LINKAGE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: STEERING CONTROL TUBE FAILURE MAY CAUSE A LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED TO DISCONTINUE DRIVING THE VEHICLE, EXCEPT WHENCAUTIOUSLY DRIVING IT IN TO BE REPAIRED.