Glaval Synergy Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Synergy vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-07-18 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-08-02, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 3705 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, Synergy's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the shaft pitman. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Glaval Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Glaval Synergy
|2008-01-29||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-29)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN BUSES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER XB-R CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH ZF MODEL 8018 STEERING GEARS, THESE GEARS MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH THE INCORRECT RECIRCULATING BALL SPACER. THIS COULD POTENTIALLY ALLOW THE RECIRCULATION BALLS TO ESCAPE FROM THE RECIRCULATION BALL CIRCUIT RESULTING IN A LOSS OF STEERING.|
|Hazard:||THE OPERATOR MAY NOTICE HIGHER REQUIRED STEERING WHEEL INPUTS, OR THE NEED FOR MORE STEERING WHEEL ADJUSTMENTS WHILE DRIVING IN A STRAIGHT LINE IN COMBINATION WITH METALLIC CRACKING NOISES PRIOR TO A LOSS OF STEERING. LOSS OF STEERING COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||GLAVAL IS WORKING WITH FREIGHTLINER AND ZF TO REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR (PLEASE SEE 07V343 AND 07E049). THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712 OR GLAVAL AT 1-574-262-2212.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS 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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.