An overheated axle can force axle fluid out of the seals, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.

Suspension — Front

Date Announced
JAN 12, 1998
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Vehicle description: Multi-purpose vehicles equipped with "quadra-trac" transfer case, temporary spare tire, and any of 225/70R16, 225/75R16 or 245/70R15 road tires. When the temporary spare tire is in use, the front axle can overheat.
Dealers will replace the temporary spare tire with a full sized tire and wheel.
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