2003 VOLVO VNM Recall - Recall ID 53053

2003 VOLVO VNM Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V381000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLVO 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: VNM 
Model Year: 2003 
Mfg Campaign Number: RVXX0307 
Mfg Component Desc: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 01-08-01 through 05-23-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 176 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 11-11-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA 
Report Recieved Date: 10-08-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-20-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS TRUCKS, SALT AND OTHER HIGHWAY SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL CHEMICALS ARE GETTING UNDER THE PROTECTIVE CAPS OF THE CHASSIS MOUNTED EMERGENCY START STUDS AND CORRODING THEM. THIS CONDITION DETERIORATES THE STUDS AND THE CONNECTIONS. 
Consequence Summary: OVER TIME THE STUDS MAY LOOSEN SUFFICIENTLY TO CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW CHASSIS MOUNTED EMERGENCY START STUDS AND ASSOCIATED BATTERY CABLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-528-6586. 
Notes: VOLVO TRUCK RECALL NO. RVXX0307.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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2003 VOLVO VNM Recall - Recall ID 53053 for VOLVO VNM ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

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