Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – 2021-2022 Capacity TJ 5000, 6500, & 9000

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July 26, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V537000

Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly

A fractured steering gear can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V537

Manufacturer Capacity of Texas

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 58

 

Summary

Capacity of Texas (Capacity of Texas) is recalling certain 2021-2022 TJ 5000, 6500, and 9000 vehicles. The steering gears may have been assembled incorrectly, which can cause the gears to fracture.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and replace the steering gears, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Capacity of Texas customer service at 1-800-323-0135.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

2/8/22-Sheppard warranty lab receives a gear built 8/20/2021 with failed worm-shaft.

2/9/22 – warranty lab inspection/disassembly indicates fracture of the worm-shaft and less than the required number of recirculating balls.

2/10/22-plant stops production. Additional inspections and process verification put in place. Clean point is established. Material on hand is inspected and confirmed defect free. Production resumes.

(2/10/22 – 5/13/22): review of all warranty from 2015-present indicated no similar failure ever received.
engineering tests are performed to understand and to reproduce failure mode.

3/10/2022 – Sheppard contacted vehicle driver for description of event and confirmed no accident or injury,
low speed and while backing up.

4/12/22 – Sheppard receives a second gear at incoming shipping facility.

5/5/22- Sheppard warranty lab receives/inspects/disassembles the second gear built on 6/26/21 with failed worm-shaft and less than the required number of recirculating balls. 5/6/22- The Product Integrity Committee meets for update on the product investigation.

5/13/22 – The Product Integrity Committee meets and recommends submission of a defect report 573.

7/18/22 – REV Group was notified on Sheppard’s recall 22E-047 and began gathering the necessary information and approval to conduct a pass-through recall.

7/26/22 – REV Group informed Capacity to proceed with filing the Recall.

 


22E047 – Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – Sheppard

 

22E047 – Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – Sheppard

 


6 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CAPACITY TJ 5000 2021-2022
CAPACITY TJ 6500 2021-2022
CAPACITY TJ 9000 2021-2022

 


7 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V537-8608.pdf 647.122KB

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Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V537-9711.PDF 213.914KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-3

RCLQRT-22V537-7259.PDF 211.125KB

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Recall 573 Report – 11/3/22

RCLRPT-22V537-4741.PDF 214.523KB

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Recall 573 Report – 10/19/22

RCLRPT-22V537-6398.PDF 213.946KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2022-4

RCLQRT-22V537-6692.PDF 211.222KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2023-1

RCLQRT-22V537-3361.PDF 211.309KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V537&docType=RCL

 


 

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