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09/01/92RPC/92/001HAWK CYCLESTrakatak and QuestPEDAL CLEARANCEIt is possible that due to pedal crank length there is insufficient clearance between the pedals and the front mudguard fixing. Under certain circumstances this could allow the rider's footwear to contact the fixing and interfere with steering controlRecall the affected cycles and replace the original 170mm pedal cranks with cranks of 150mm length to increase the clearance between the pedals and the mudguard fixing.98QUEST
09/01/92RPC/92/001HAWK CYCLESTrakatak and QuestPEDAL CLEARANCEIt is possible that due to pedal crank length there is insufficient clearance between the pedals and the front mudguard fixing. Under certain circumstances this could allow the rider's footwear to contact the fixing and interfere with steering controlRecall the affected cycles and replace the original 170mm pedal cranks with cranks of 150mm length to increase the clearance between the pedals and the mudguard fixing.98TRAKATAKVarious
24/01/92R/1992/007RENAULTNew generation EspaceLOCKING OF FRONT SEAT PIVOT MECHANISMThe front seat pivoting mechanism may not operate correctly. This may lead to imprecise locking of the front seats which under certain driving conditions may have safety implications if the driving seat is not retained in the normal driving moRecall affected vehicles for replacement of the seat pivot flange and the fitment of an additional ring washer on both front seats.644ESPACEVarious01/01/199131/12/1991
31/01/92R/1992/008SCANIA TRUCKAll ModelsPOSSIBLE DEFECTIVE SILENCER SEAMIt is possible that exhaust gas escaping from a defective silencer seam may melt an adjacent plastic brake pipe and cause inadvertent application of the spring brakes.Recall the affected vehicles for reinforcement of the silencer seams or replacement with a silencer incorporating superior re-inforcing on both seams.22253 SERIESSS1165799 - 1181205 SN4296168 - 431221901/01/199131/12/1992
31/01/92R/1992/008SCANIA TRUCKAll ModelsPOSSIBLE DEFECTIVE SILENCER SEAMIt is possible that exhaust gas escaping from a defective silencer seam may melt an adjacent plastic brake pipe and cause inadvertent application of the spring brakes.Recall the affected vehicles for reinforcement of the silencer seams or replacement with a silencer incorporating superior re-inforcing on both seams.22254 SERIES01/01/199131/12/1992
05/02/92R/1992/003VOLVO CAR740 SeriesPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF IGNITION LOCK CABLE HARNESSThe ignition lock cable harness may become damaged by chafing against the steering column. This could eventually cause a short circuit and possible fire risk.Recall affected vehicles. Reposition the ignition lock cable harness and secure it clear of the steering column with a strip clip.20452700 SERIES744 397000 - 498938 745 242700 - 31609201/01/199031/12/1990
05/02/92RCOMP/93/001BRITAXFreeway & MothercareSLIPPAGE OF HARNESS ADJUSTERA potential problem has been identified with the harness adjustment system on some Britax Freeway and Mothercare Rally child car seats. This could mean that the occupant is not afforded full protection in emergency stop or accident situations.The manufacturer is advising purchasers of the problem via a press announcement and by notices at retailers. All affected seats will be replaced free of charge by the manufacturer on being contacted by the purchaser.40000FREEWAYVarious01/05/199130/11/1992
05/02/92RCOMP/93/001BRITAXFreeway & MothercareSLIPPAGE OF HARNESS ADJUSTERA potential problem has been identified with the harness adjustment system on some Britax Freeway and Mothercare Rally child car seats. This could mean that the occupant is not afforded full protection in emergency stop or accident situations.The manufacturer is advising purchasers of the problem via a press announcement and by notices at retailers. All affected seats will be replaced free of charge by the manufacturer on being contacted by the purchaser.40000MOTHERCARE01/05/199130/11/1992
10/02/92RM/92/001KAWASAKIZX1100 - C2POSSIBLE CHAFING OF REAR BRAKE HOSESWhen the rear suspension is fully compressed the rear brake hose may chafe the rear brake disc. In consequence the brake hose may be damaged resulting in a possible loss of braking efficiency.Recall affected machines for the fitment of modified brake hose clamps which will maintain clearance between the brake disc and hose with the suspension fully compressed. The rear brake hoses will be inspected for signs of chafing and replaced where t750ZX1100C2ZXT10C - 600210 to 60195001/01/199131/12/1991
14/02/92R/1992/009AUDI80POSSIBLE FAILURE OF FRONT SUSPENSION BOLTSThe bolts securing the front suspension struts to the wheel bearing housings may fracture due to brittleness. This could lead to loss of steering control.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original bolts with quality assured examples.700808CNA000001 - 8CNA086481 8BNA000001 - 8BNA00570601/08/199131/12/1991
17/02/92R/1992/002CITROENZX 1.9 VolcaneCLUTCH LEVER MAY FOUL ENGINE WIRINGThere is a possibility that the clutch lever may foul a moulded clip which secures the engine wiring harness. Should this occur the clip may open releasing the harness and making it liable to chafing and damage by the clutch lever.Recall the affected vehicles and substitute a nylon fixing strap for the original moulded harness clip. This will ensure adequate operating clearance for the clutch lever.1632ZXVarious18/09/1991
24/02/92R/1992/014VAN HOOLLAG PanoramicPOSSIBLE CRACKING OF THE SPACE FRAMEThe space frame body on these vehicles may be subject to cracking in the area of the rear suspension attachment.Recall the affected vehicles for reinforcement of the subject area of the frame.62LAG PANORAMICG355Z285 - G355Z45101/01/198831/12/1990
28/02/92R/1992/013BMW3 Series (E36) wuthb M50 enginesPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE BATTERY CABLEChafing may occur where two cables pass through a grommet in the front bulkhead. This could result in a short circuit and fire risk.Recall affected vehicles. De-energise the 6 sq.mm. battery positive cable which backs up the engine management system by cutting it at both ends and taping it to the cable. An alternative arrangement is being made to back up the engine management system.8700325 i: FA70000 to FA72784 FF00000 to FF0223201/01/199128/02/1992
28/02/92R/1992/013BMW3 Series (E36) wuthb M50 enginesPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE BATTERY CABLEChafing may occur where two cables pass through a grommet in the front bulkhead. This could result in a short circuit and fire risk.Recall affected vehicles. De-energise the 6 sq.mm. battery positive cable which backs up the engine management system by cutting it at both ends and taping it to the cable. An alternative arrangement is being made to back up the engine management system.87003 SERIES320 i: AL45000 to AL49597 FA00000 to FA0618201/01/199128/02/1992
06/03/92R/1992/012LEYLAND DAF50 SeriesLOOSENING OF STEERING ARM AND TRACK ROD LEVERSThe locating dowels between the stub axles and the steering arm and track rod levers may not be within the approved manufacturing tolerance. This may lead to loosening of the steering arm and/or track rod lever bolts with eventual loss of steeringRecall the affected vehicles for the fitment of quality assured replacement dowels between the stub axles and the steering arm and track rod levers.118950 SERIESL039159 to L06196101/02/199031/10/1991
06/03/92RM/92/002HARLEY DAVIDSONFX/FL SoftailPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLEA possibility exists that the positive battery cable may chafe on the oil tank. This could cause a short circuit with a potential risk of fire.Recall the affected machines and replace the original positive battery cable with a modified version designed to clear the oil tank.713FL SOFTAIL01/01/198931/12/1990
06/03/92RM/92/002HARLEY DAVIDSONFX/FL SoftailPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLEA possibility exists that the positive battery cable may chafe on the oil tank. This could cause a short circuit with a potential risk of fire.Recall the affected machines and replace the original positive battery cable with a modified version designed to clear the oil tank.713FX SOFTAILVarious01/01/198931/12/1990
06/03/92RM/92/003DUCATI907 1EPOSSIBLE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM TANK SENDER UNITA fire risk may be caused by fuel leaking onto the cylinder head from the nylon sleeves around the wires on the fuel tank sender unit.Recall the affected machines and replace the original sender unit with a modified/quality assured example.79907 1EVarious01/01/199131/12/1991
06/03/92R/1992/010IVECOTurbostar 190.42 / 48POSSIBLE INCORRECT CONNECTION OF ABS SENSING SYSTEMOn vehicles equipped with ABS the sensor wires may be incorrectly connected. This could result in the sensing system failing to identify which wheel may be locking.Recall the affected vehicles for inspection of the wiring connections and system function. Any instances of incorrect wiring will be corrected.75TURBOSTARVarious01/05/198930/09/1991
27/03/92R/1992/023VOLVO TRUCKF12POSSIBLE FRACTURE OF FUEL PIPEThe pipes between the fuel filter and the injection pump may fracture due to internal stress and allow fuel to leak into the engine compartment.Recall the affected vehicles and check the pipes in question for leakage and/or damage replacing where necessary. In all cases a modified pipe support bracket will be fitted and certain early engines will be equipped with a modified fuel filter341F12158753 - 18947801/02/199031/03/1992
13/04/92R/1992/025IVECONew CargoPOSSIBLE INSECURITY OF STEERING ARM FIXING BOLTSThe bolts securing the steering arms to the stub axles may not have been sufficiently torqued at initial assembly. Should these bolts loosen this could lead to eventual loss of steering control.Recall the affected vehicles and check the torque of the steering arm fixing bolts. Where this is found to be insufficient the bolts will be inspected and if necessary renewed.735CARGO SERIESVarious01/06/199128/02/1992
30/04/92R/1992/026VOLVO TRUCKFL7/F10INTERACTION OF SEAT BELT WITH AIR SUSPENDED DRIVING SEATOperation of the air suspended driving seat could be impaired if due to normal vertical movement of the seat the drivers seat belt should retract beyond its normal rest position. Excessive retraction could also cause difficulty in disengaging theRecall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a button to the webbing which will prevent excessive retraction of the seat belt.1310FL7900176 to 902997
30/04/92R/1992/026VOLVO TRUCKFL7/F10INTERACTION OF SEAT BELT WITH AIR SUSPENDED DRIVING SEATOperation of the air suspended driving seat could be impaired if due to normal vertical movement of the seat the drivers seat belt should retract beyond its normal rest position. Excessive retraction could also cause difficulty in disengaging theRecall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a button to the webbing which will prevent excessive retraction of the seat belt.1310F10
05/05/92R/1992/015FORDGranada and ScorpioOWNERS HANDBOOK SUPPLEMENT REGARDING USE OF JACKThe vehicle may have been supplied with a different jack to that illustrated in the owner's handbook. This may cause the jack to be used in an incorrect manner.To issue all owners/operators of affected vehicles with a supplement to the owner's handbook. This will incorporate additional diagrams and operating instructions to match the jack supplied with the vehicle.68410SCORPIO1989 KJ KU KM KP KB KR KA KG KC KK KD KE01/01/198831/12/1989
05/05/92R/1992/015FORDGranada and ScorpioOWNERS HANDBOOK SUPPLEMENT REGARDING USE OF JACKThe vehicle may have been supplied with a different jack to that illustrated in the owner's handbook. This may cause the jack to be used in an incorrect manner.To issue all owners/operators of affected vehicles with a supplement to the owner's handbook. This will incorporate additional diagrams and operating instructions to match the jack supplied with the vehicle.68410GRANADA1988 JB JR JA JG JC JK JD JE JL JY JS JT01/01/198831/12/1989
14/05/92R/1992/018FORDEscort CabrioletFRACTURE OF HORN BRACKETThe mounting bracket for the dual horns may fracture and allow the horns to fall from the vehicle. As well as presenting a possible hazard to other traffic this could result in the steering being momentarily affected should the vehicle run over theRecall affected vehicles and replace the original horn bracket with a stronger version.3007ESCORT1990 LL LY LS LT LJ LU LM LP LB LR LA LG01/01/199005/06/1991
14/05/92R/1992/018FORDEscort CabrioletFRACTURE OF HORN BRACKETThe mounting bracket for the dual horns may fracture and allow the horns to fall from the vehicle. As well as presenting a possible hazard to other traffic this could result in the steering being momentarily affected should the vehicle run over theRecall affected vehicles and replace the original horn bracket with a stronger version.30071991 MC MK MD ME ML MY01/01/199005/06/1991
20/05/92R/1992/019JAGUARXJSLEAKAGE FROM POWER STEERING HOSEOil may leak from the crimping on the power assisted steering high pressure hose. This could result in loss of steering power assistance.Recall affected vehicles and replace the original high pressure hose with a quality assured example.128XJSSeries 3 - 483922 to 484453 XJS - 174767 to 17608901/06/199031/08/1990
26/05/92R/1992/024VWGolfPOSSIBLE INSECURITY OF THE WIRING LOOMOne of several wiring looms located in the engine compartment may not be securely fixed. This could allow over a long time period the loom to chafe with the possibility of short circuiting and in extreme circumstances create a fire risk.Recall the affected vehicles. Fit protective sleeving to the loom in question and secure the assembly with clips.6895GOLF1HNW000001 - 1HNW243300 1HNB000001 - 1HNB01700001/08/199128/02/1992
11/06/92R/1992/027PEUGEOTTalbot Express tri-axleINADVERTENT RELEASE OF THE HANDBRAKEDue to manufacturing defect the handbrake can be inadvertently released from its applied position.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original handbrake assembly with a quality assured unit.685EXPRESSVarious31/12/1992
26/06/92R/1992/037MANM90/F90INADVERTENT MOVEMENT OF DRIVING SEATThe air suspended/air operated driving seat may rise to its full height limit and remain in that position regardless of prior adjustment.Recall the affected vehicles and modify the driving seat internal valve assembly to eliminate the possibility of the seat inadvertently rising.1813M90M90 With prefix WMA M04 - M06 ) 1st registered01/01/199030/06/1992
26/06/92R/1992/037MANM90/F90INADVERTENT MOVEMENT OF DRIVING SEATThe air suspended/air operated driving seat may rise to its full height limit and remain in that position regardless of prior adjustment.Recall the affected vehicles and modify the driving seat internal valve assembly to eliminate the possibility of the seat inadvertently rising.1813F90F90 With prefix WMA F51-F52-F53-F54 ) On/After 1/1/9001/01/199030/06/1992
27/06/92R/1992/032VWTransporter and CaravelleSTEERING RACK AND LOWER WISHBONE FASTENINGS AND CHAFING OF THE LIGHT SWITCH HARNESSb) The light switch harness may chafe on the dash support with a consequent fire risk. Note that the scope of the defect will depend upon the particular chassis number of the vehicle.Recall the affected vehicles and b) Secure the light switch harness and protect it by fitting beading to the edge of the dash support.3066CARAVELLE01/10/199028/02/1992
27/06/92R/1992/032VWTransporter and CaravelleSTEERING RACK AND LOWER WISHBONE FASTENINGS AND CHAFING OF THE LIGHT SWITCH HARNESSb) The light switch harness may chafe on the dash support with a consequent fire risk. Note that the scope of the defect will depend upon the particular chassis number of the vehicle.Recall the affected vehicles and b) Secure the light switch harness and protect it by fitting beading to the edge of the dash support.3066TRANSPORTER70MH000001 - 70MH109236 70NH000001 - 70NH08692901/10/199028/02/1992
27/06/92R/1992/032VWTransport and CaravelleSTEERING RACK AND LOWER WISHBONE FASTENINGS AND CHAFING OF THE LIGHT SWITCH HARNESSa) The bolts/nuts securing respectively the steering rack and lower wishbone front unions may slacken. Loosening of either fastening could affect control of the vehicle. Note that the scope of the defect will depend upon the particular chassis number of theRecall the affected vehicles and a) Check the torque of the steering rack bolts and lower wishbone front union nuts tightening where necessary as per the instructions in the Volkswagen dealer bulletin.3066CARAVELLE01/10/199028/02/1992
27/06/92R/1992/032VWTransport and CaravelleSTEERING RACK AND LOWER WISHBONE FASTENINGS AND CHAFING OF THE LIGHT SWITCH HARNESSa) The bolts/nuts securing respectively the steering rack and lower wishbone front unions may slacken. Loosening of either fastening could affect control of the vehicle. Note that the scope of the defect will depend upon the particular chassis number of theRecall the affected vehicles and a) Check the torque of the steering rack bolts and lower wishbone front union nuts tightening where necessary as per the instructions in the Volkswagen dealer bulletin.3066TRANSPORTER70MH000001 - 70MH109236 70NH000001 - 70NH08692901/10/199028/02/1992
30/06/92R/1992/038FORDEscort and Orion fitted with ABSBRAKE PIPES CHAFINGIt is possible that certain brake pipes may not be secured to the vehicle underbody and may chafe on the front stabiliser bar. This could result in loss of brake fluid and reduced braking efficiency.Recall the affected vehicles. Re-route and secure the subject brake pipes using additional clips. Damaged brake pipes will be replaced where required2041ORION1991: MC MK MD ME ML MY MS MT MJ MU MM MP01/07/199006/04/1992
30/06/92R/1992/038FORDEscort and Orion fitted with ABSBRAKE PIPES CHAFINGIt is possible that certain brake pipes may not be secured to the vehicle underbody and may chafe on the front stabiliser bar. This could result in loss of brake fluid and reduced braking efficiency.Recall the affected vehicles. Re-route and secure the subject brake pipes using additional clips. Damaged brake pipes will be replaced where required2041ESCORT1990: LM LP LB LR LA LG01/07/199006/04/1992
30/06/92R/1992/038FORDEscort and Orion fitted with ABSBRAKE PIPES CHAFINGIt is possible that certain brake pipes may not be secured to the vehicle underbody and may chafe on the front stabiliser bar. This could result in loss of brake fluid and reduced braking efficiency.Recall the affected vehicles. Re-route and secure the subject brake pipes using additional clips. Damaged brake pipes will be replaced where required20411992: NB NR NA NG.01/07/199006/04/1992
10/07/92R/1992/031FERRARIMondial CoupePOSSIBLE LEAKAGE FROM FLEXIBLE FUEL PIPINGThe aluminium ferrules clamping the flexible fuel pipes on the pressure side of the injection system to their unions may deteriorate due to atmospheric conditions. In extreme cases this could allow fuel leakage with the possibility of an engine bay fire.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original flexible fuel pipes with modified versions.374Mondial Cabriolet-Various to chassis No. 9188301/11/198931/12/1990
10/07/92R/1992/031FERRARIMondial CoupePOSSIBLE LEAKAGE FROM FLEXIBLE FUEL PIPINGThe aluminium ferrules clamping the flexible fuel pipes on the pressure side of the injection system to their unions may deteriorate due to atmospheric conditions. In extreme cases this could allow fuel leakage with the possibility of an engine bay fire.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original flexible fuel pipes with modified versions.374MONDIAL348tb - Various up to chassis No. 92218 01/11/198931/12/1990
10/07/92R/1992/031FERRARIMondial CoupePOSSIBLE LEAKAGE FROM FLEXIBLE FUEL PIPINGThe aluminium ferrules clamping the flexible fuel pipes on the pressure side of the injection system to their unions may deteriorate due to atmospheric conditions. In extreme cases this could allow fuel leakage with the possibility of an engine bay fire.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original flexible fuel pipes with modified versions.374348ts - Various up to chassis No. 9219301/11/198931/12/1990
10/07/92R/1992/031FERRARIMondial CoupePOSSIBLE LEAKAGE FROM FLEXIBLE FUEL PIPINGThe aluminium ferrules clamping the flexible fuel pipes on the pressure side of the injection system to their unions may deteriorate due to atmospheric conditions. In extreme cases this could allow fuel leakage with the possibility of an engine bay fire.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the original flexible fuel pipes with modified versions.374Mondial & Coupe - Various up to chassis No. 9219001/11/198931/12/1990
26/07/92RM/92/007HARLEY DAVIDSONFX/FL SoftailPOSSIBLE ELECTRICAL FAILUREA possibility exists that the battery positive cable replaced earlier under the terms of recall RM 92/2 may fail in service resulting in loss of the electrical system.Recall the affected machines for replacement of the battery positive cable with a quality assured unit.713FL SOFTAIL01/01/198931/12/1990
26/07/92RM/92/007HARLEY DAVIDSONFX/FL SoftailPOSSIBLE ELECTRICAL FAILUREA possibility exists that the battery positive cable replaced earlier under the terms of recall RM 92/2 may fail in service resulting in loss of the electrical system.Recall the affected machines for replacement of the battery positive cable with a quality assured unit.713FX SOFTAILVarious01/01/198931/12/1990
27/07/92R/1992/028SEDDON ATKINSONRigidPOSSIBLE INSECURE STEERING BOXThe bolts securing the steering box to its mounting bracket may not have been sufficiently torqued at initial assembly. This could result in eventual loss of steering control.Recall the affected vehicles and check the torque of the steering box mounting bolts re-setting where necessary.779200 SERIES89077 to 89856
27/07/92R/1992/028SEDDON ATKINSONRigidPOSSIBLE INSECURE STEERING BOXThe bolts securing the steering box to its mounting bracket may not have been sufficiently torqued at initial assembly. This could result in eventual loss of steering control.Recall the affected vehicles and check the torque of the steering box mounting bolts re-setting where necessary.779300 SERIES
31/07/92R/1992/035IVECODailyPOSSIBLE MIS-ASSEMBLY OF STEERING TIE RODS IN RACK ASSEMBLYIt is possible that the lateral tie rod joints may have been incorrectly fitted to the steering rack assembly. This could affect steering control of the vehicle.Recall the affected vehicles for checking and where necessary replace the steering rack.19TURBO DAILY RANGEVarious between 2943119 - 2989710 and 5929218 - 592944202/05/199030/06/1991
19/08/92R/1992/041VOLVO CAR445 / 464CHAFING OF INJECTOR CABLE HARNESSThe single point injector cable harness may chafe against the cylinder head. This could result in short circuiting and burning of the harness.Recall the affected vehicles and check the injector cable harness for indications of chafing making good where necessary before securing the harness to the throttle mechanism body.2913400 SERIES440/460 250200 - 282435
25/08/92R/1992/029LEYLAND DAFF95 Multi AxlePOSSIBLE FAILURE OF STEERING BOX MOUNTING BRACKETThe steering box mounting fitted as original equipment may not be sufficiently robust. Failure of this bracket could lead to loss of steering control.Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of an improved steering box mounting bracket.13695 SERIES304110 to E36247101/04/198830/09/1991
26/08/92R/1992/049FORDGranada and ScorpioPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF BATTERY CABLEIt is possible that the battery cable may have been inadequately secured. This could allow the cable to chafe in the vicinity of an aperture in the secondary bulkhead and may result in a short circuit and in extreme cases damage to the battery cable.Recall the affected vehicles to inspect and where necessary rework the battery cable.9465SCORPIO01/01/199231/05/1992
26/08/92R/1992/049FORDGranada and ScorpioPOSSIBLE CHAFING OF BATTERY CABLEIt is possible that the battery cable may have been inadequately secured. This could allow the cable to chafe in the vicinity of an aperture in the secondary bulkhead and may result in a short circuit and in extreme cases damage to the battery cable.Recall the affected vehicles to inspect and where necessary rework the battery cable.9465GRANADA1992 NB NR NA NG NC01/01/199231/05/1992
28/08/92R/1992/060DENNISJavelinAIR SUSPENSION/PANHARD ROD LOCATION BRACKET MAY FRACTUREThe offside front air suspension/panhard rod location bracket may fracture due to the mounting bolts losing torque and/or fracturingRecall the affected vehicles and replace the subject mounting bolts with high tensile examples. At the same time the air suspension brackets will be checked for damage and replaced where necessary426JAVELINVarious01/02/198731/12/1991
31/08/92R/1992/046IVECONew CargoPOSSIBLE FRACTURE OF AIR TANK MOUNTING BRACKETThe air tank mounting brackets may fracture resulting in insecurity of the air tanks.Recall the affected vehicles for replacement of the original air tank mounting brackets with modified examples.912CARGO SERIESVarious01/06/199131/12/1991
08/09/92R/1992/054PEUGEOT205 / 309DRIVESHAFT NUTS MAY SLACKENThe driveshaft retaining nuts may slacken due to defective peening.Recall the affected vehicles and check the driveshaft retaining nuts for security. Any nut showing evidence of defective peening will be renewed and secured as per the manufacturers instructions.1009205Various12/03/199230/04/1992
08/09/92R/1992/054PEUGEOT205 / 309DRIVESHAFT NUTS MAY SLACKENThe driveshaft retaining nuts may slacken due to defective peening.Recall the affected vehicles and check the driveshaft retaining nuts for security. Any nut showing evidence of defective peening will be renewed and secured as per the manufacturers instructions.100930912/03/199230/04/1992
25/09/92R/1992/056VOLVO TRUCKF10 F12 F16FUEL LEAKAGE FROM CAB HEATER PUMPThere is a possibility of fuel leakage between the cab heater fuel pump housing and its cover.Recall the affected vehicles and inspect the cab heater pump for signs of fuel leakage. Where there is evidence of this the fuel pump will be replaced. On pumps not exhibiting signs of leakage the pump cover retaining screws will be replaced.23F16
25/09/92R/1992/056VOLVO TRUCKF10 F12 F16FUEL LEAKAGE FROM CAB HEATER PUMPThere is a possibility of fuel leakage between the cab heater fuel pump housing and its cover.Recall the affected vehicles and inspect the cab heater pump for signs of fuel leakage. Where there is evidence of this the fuel pump will be replaced. On pumps not exhibiting signs of leakage the pump cover retaining screws will be replaced.23F12
25/09/92R/1992/056VOLVO TRUCKF10 F12 F16FUEL LEAKAGE FROM CAB HEATER PUMPThere is a possibility of fuel leakage between the cab heater fuel pump housing and its cover.Recall the affected vehicles and inspect the cab heater pump for signs of fuel leakage. Where there is evidence of this the fuel pump will be replaced. On pumps not exhibiting signs of leakage the pump cover retaining screws will be replaced.23F10Various
25/09/92R/1992/058FORDGranada and ScorpioBATTERY CABLE TERMINAL MAY TOUCH THE STARTER MOTOR SOLENOIDThe battery cable terminal may touch the starter motor solenoid body at the point of attachment to the starter motor. This could result in a short circuit.Recall the affected vehicles and check the angle of attachment to the starter motor terminal. Where this is close to or touching the starter motor solenoid body it will be repositioned to ensure that adequate clearance is maintained.139GRANADALB LR LA LG MC MK MD ME ML MY MS MT MJ MU MM01/09/199030/09/1991
25/09/92R/1992/058FORDGranada and ScorpioBATTERY CABLE TERMINAL MAY TOUCH THE STARTER MOTOR SOLENOIDThe battery cable terminal may touch the starter motor solenoid body at the point of attachment to the starter motor. This could result in a short circuit.Recall the affected vehicles and check the angle of attachment to the starter motor terminal. Where this is close to or touching the starter motor solenoid body it will be repositioned to ensure that adequate clearance is maintained.139SCORPIO01/09/199030/09/1991
28/09/92R/1992/051FODEN4000 SeriesFAILURE OF ENGINE GOVERNORA pin within the engine governor servo cylinder assembly may disengage. This could result in the governor failing to control the engine speed.Recall the affected vehicles for replacement of the governor rack servo assembly with a quality assured unit.814000 SERIES401117 to 40250801/04/198831/01/1989
12/10/92R/1992/052VAUXHALLFrontera Estate - SportLACK OF WELD PENETRATION OF ROADWHEEL SEAM WELDSThe seam weld joining the wheel disc to the wheel rim may lack penetration resulting in failure of the weld and eventual detachment of the road wheel.Recall the affected vehicles and replace the road wheels with quality assured examples.1059FRONTERANV500001 - NV52398401/08/199101/06/1992
16/10/92RCT/92/003FRUEHAUFTAG /TEH/TKX Road TankersCRACKING AROUND KING PIN RETAINING WELDMaintenance inspections have revealed cracking around the periphery of the weld retaining the king pin to the upper coupler apron plate on specified trailers.Depending on the condition of the coupling on inspection it will either be reworked by the addition of stiffer plates or by the replacement of the welded-in king pin by a bolt-in king pin.586TAGVarious01/01/198831/05/1992
16/10/92RCT/92/003FRUEHAUFTAG /TEH/TKX Road TankersCRACKING AROUND KING PIN RETAINING WELDMaintenance inspections have revealed cracking around the periphery of the weld retaining the king pin to the upper coupler apron plate on specified trailers.Depending on the condition of the coupling on inspection it will either be reworked by the addition of stiffer plates or by the replacement of the welded-in king pin by a bolt-in king pin.586THE01/01/198831/05/1992
16/10/92RCT/92/003FRUEHAUFTAG /TEH/TKX Road TankersCRACKING AROUND KING PIN RETAINING WELDMaintenance inspections have revealed cracking around the periphery of the weld retaining the king pin to the upper coupler apron plate on specified trailers.Depending on the condition of the coupling on inspection it will either be reworked by the addition of stiffer plates or by the replacement of the welded-in king pin by a bolt-in king pin.586TKX01/01/198831/05/1992
19/10/92R/1992/059FORDEscort and OrionINSECURITY OF FRONT TOWING EYEThe welds securing the front towing eye to its mounting bracket are not to specification and can result in detachment of the eye when the vehicle is under tow.Recall the affected vehicles for inspection of the welds which secure the front towing eye. Where these are not to specification the welds will be reworked as per the manufacturers instructions.86584ESCORT1990 - LM LP LB LR LA LG 1991 - MC MK MD01/07/199031/03/1991
19/10/92R/1992/059FORDEscort and OrionINSECURITY OF FRONT TOWING EYEThe welds securing the front towing eye to its mounting bracket are not to specification and can result in detachment of the eye when the vehicle is under tow.Recall the affected vehicles for inspection of the welds which secure the front towing eye. Where these are not to specification the welds will be reworked as per the manufacturers instructions.86584ORION01/07/199031/03/1991
19/10/92R/1992/043AUDI100 with V6 engineVACUUM PUMP FAILUREPossible failure of the brake servo vacuum pump resulting in loss of service brake servo assistance.Recall the affected vehicles for removal of the pump induced vacuum supply and conversion of the vacuum source to the engine induction system.684100Various01/01/199131/12/1992
28/10/92RM/92/006BMW MOTORCYCLESR100R (Fitted with twin disc brakes)BRAKE CALIPER BRIDGING PIPE MAY CONTACT THE FRONT WHEELIt is possible that the brake pipe connecting the two front brake calipers may be disturbed during routine maintenance and could as a result contact the front wheel.Recall the affected machines for replacement of the original connecting pipe by a redesigned version routed to eliminate the possibility of wheel contact.271R SERIES024 0001 to 0245392 024 5393 to 024700701/11/199131/03/1992
02/11/92R/1992/033MANG90 RangeBRAKE HOSE MAY CHAFE ON CAB STAYUnder certain circumstances the offside front brake hose can be caught and chafe on the tilt cab stay support. This could result in failure of the hose.Recall the affected vehicles and fit an elbow between the union on the chassis frame and the hose which will route the hose clear of the stay support. Any hose showing signs of contact damage will be replaced.3650 WVML02M564G07118030/09/1992
02/11/92R/1992/033MANG90 RangeBRAKE HOSE MAY CHAFE ON CAB STAYUnder certain circumstances the offside front brake hose can be caught and chafe on the tilt cab stay support. This could result in failure of the hose.Recall the affected vehicles and fit an elbow between the union on the chassis frame and the hose which will route the hose clear of the stay support. Any hose showing signs of contact damage will be replaced.3650G90Up to WVML01 all Vehicles30/09/1992
02/11/92R/1992/033MANG90 RangeBRAKE HOSE MAY CHAFE ON CAB STAYUnder certain circumstances the offside front brake hose can be caught and chafe on the tilt cab stay support. This could result in failure of the hose.Recall the affected vehicles and fit an elbow between the union on the chassis frame and the hose which will route the hose clear of the stay support. Any hose showing signs of contact damage will be replaced.3650 WVML030015G04867030/09/1992
02/11/92R/1992/033MANG90 RangeBRAKE HOSE MAY CHAFE ON CAB STAYUnder certain circumstances the offside front brake hose can be caught and chafe on the tilt cab stay support. This could result in failure of the hose.Recall the affected vehicles and fit an elbow between the union on the chassis frame and the hose which will route the hose clear of the stay support. Any hose showing signs of contact damage will be replaced.3650 WVML044051G07080930/09/1992
06/11/92R/1993/012PORSCHE911CRUISE CONTROL BALL JOINT FAILUREThere is a possibility that a ball socket on the cruise control may detach. This could allow the linkage to jam on adjacent components and prevent the accelerator linkage returning to the idle position when the pedal is released.Recall the affected vehicles for replacement of the original cruise control ball sockets with quality assured steel examples.192911Various01/01/198931/12/1992
10/11/92RPT/92/002AL-KO KOBERChassis with 1637 BrakesPOSSIBILITY OF BRAKES LOCKING ONOn a limited batch of caravan axles there exists a possibility of the expander clutch disengaging from the brake shoes. This is due to the introduction of a modified shoe which offers slightly less engagement with the expander clutch. Should the problem occur it may cause the brakes to bind or lock.Recall the affected caravans for examination and rework as necessary. Where modified shoes are fitted the existing clutch will be replaced with a modified version. Additionally all boxes of replacement brake shoes will contain a warning that they must be fitted with the latest expander clutch.20801637 BRAKESVarious01/04/199230/07/1992
26/11/92RCOMP/92/002VOLVO CAR850 SeriesINADEQUATE WELDING OF TOWBAROn some towbars manufactured within a specified period the welding between the ball unit brackets and the crossmember may be defective. In extreme cases this could result in trailer detachment.Recall all 850 models which have been fitted with towbars and check if the towbar is within the affected range. Where it is established that this is the case the towbar assembly will be replaced with a quality assured unit.79800 SERIESVarious01/06/199130/09/1992
27/11/92RCT/93/001MERITOR ROR LTDIndairFAILURE OF SUSPENSION ARM WELDSThe weld attaching the stub axle to the suspension arm may fail resulting in collapse and displacement of the suspensionRecall the affected semi-trailers and replace the suspension arms with quality assured examples.20INDAIRVarious01/07/199131/08/1991
27/11/92R/1992/063VAUXHALLCavalierPOSSIBLE TYRE FAILURECertain vehicles within the chassis range specified may have been fitted with examples of a batch of Dunlop tyres which are the subject of a recall. The tyres were affected by a contaminant during manufacture which could cause loss of adhesion betweenRecall the affected vehicles for examination of the tyres. Where any tyres from the affected batch are found they will be replaced.5966CAVALIERP7512841 and P753684001/11/199230/11/1992
18/12/92R/1992/053RENAULT VIS SeriesSTUB AXLE FAILUREPossible fracture of the stub axle(s) on high mileage passenger carrying vehicles. This could result in loss of the wheel and hub assembly with attendant loss of vehicle control and braking effort on one brake circuit.Recall the affected vehicles for replacement of the stub axle during normal routine servicing or repair with new units incorporating a revised heat treatment requirement.900S SERIES212000 - 21899901/01/1984
21/12/92RCOMP/92/003JEENAYSovereign Child SeatCHILD CAR SEAT DEFECTIVE RECLINER BARA possible fault has been identified in the design of the recliner bar of this seat. This could affect the security of the occupant in sudden stop or accident applications.Through contact with stockists and advertising in the Press recall all seats possibly affected by this concern. Where a seat with a faulty recliner bar is identified the seat unit will be replaced.2000SOVEREIGN CHILD SEATVarious01/01/199231/12/1992