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Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Problem Summary: THE ZINC PLATING OPERATION PERFORMED ON THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLING BOLT CAUSED HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT AND BREAKAGE OF THE BOLT.
Consequence: FRACTURES OF THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLINGBOLT RESULT IN A LACK OF COUPLING LOAD ON THE SHAFT AND LOSS OF STEERINGCONTROL.
What Owners Should Do: REPLACE THE ZINC PLATED BOLT WITH A PHOSPHATE PLATED BOLT.