M-B 260 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on 260 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2000-02-17 due to a problem with the connecting. Since 1996, 260's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for M-B 260
|2000-02-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-17)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SPICER 6,000 OR 8,000 LB. FRONT STEER AXLES. THE TIE ROD END CAN PULL OUTBOARD AND SEPARATE FROM THE TIE ROD TUBE DUE TO IMPROPER THREAD ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN THE MALE TIE ROD END AND THE FEMALE TUBE.|
|Hazard:||SEPARATION OF THE TIE ROD END COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||SPICER IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE COMPLETE TIE ROD ASSEMBLY.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 1999. 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 SPICER AT 1-219-483-7174 OR M-B AT 1-920-858-1560.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.