Auto Recalls for Consumers

2016 CATERPILLAR CT660 Recall - Campaign #17V641000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2016 CATERPILLAR CT660 RECALL - #17V641000

RECALL FOR STEERING : LINKAGES : TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) is recalling all 2016 Navistar CT660S trucks equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2016 CATERPILLAR CT660
Manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.
Manufactured between 3/25/2015 - 3/31/2015
Recalled on 10/13/2017
Influenced by Caterpillar Inc.
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 4
Recalled for STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Description Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) is recalling all 2016 Navistar CT660S trucks equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.
Consequences If the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a complete loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Caterpillar will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the castellated nut and tie rod, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 08, 2017. Owners may contact Caterpillar customer service at 1-800-447-4986.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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