22E073 – Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – Oshkosh Shepphard Gears

August 30, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22E073000

Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly

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

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E073

Manufacturer Oshkosh Corporation

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 143

 

Summary

Oshkosh Corporation (Oshkosh) is recalling certain Shepphard Gears, with part number 3875726, sold as replacement parts for certain S-Series 2.0 vehicles. The steering gears may have been assembled incorrectly, which can cause the gear to fracture.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the steering gear, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on October 28, 2022. Owners may contact Oshkosh’s customer service at 1-888-686-7278.

 

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.

 


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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 verifications 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.

 


1 Affected Product

Equipment

BRAND PART NO. PRODUCTION DATES
OSHKOSH S-SERIES STEERING GEAR

 


4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22E073-2434.pdf 645.718KB

RCAK-22E073-2434

 


Recall 573 Report- 09/19/2022

RCLRPT-22E073-6176.PDF 243.042KB

RCLRPT-22E073-6176

 


Recall 573 Report- 09/19/2022

RCLRPT-22E073-7323.PDF 243.042KB

RCLRPT-22E073-7323

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22E073-7015.PDF 214.668KB

RCLRPT-22E073-7015

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22E073&docType=RCL

 


 

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