Loose PTO May Cause Transmission Fluid Leak – 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado

May 8, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V261000

Loose PTO May Cause Transmission Fluid Leak

If the PTO attachment hardware loosens it could cause a loss of transmission fluid which may result in the rear wheel locking up, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V261

Manufacturer Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 16

 

Summary

Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. (Maintainer) is recalling certain modified 2019-2020 International CV 515 and Chevrolet Silverado tow vehicles equipped with Allison 2700 series transmissions with Chelsea Power Take Offs (PTO). The PTOs were installed incorrectly and as a result, the attachment hardware may loosen over time.

 

Remedy

Maintainer will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the PTO and install a new attachment stud kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2020. Owners may contact Maintainer customer service at 1-800-831-8588.

 

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.

 


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHEVROLET SILVERADO MEDIUM DUTY 2019-2020
INTERNATIONAL CV 2019-2020

 


2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-20V261-4468.pdf 245.371KB

RCAK-20V261-4468

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V261-6416.PDF 216.996KB

RCLRPT-20V261-6416

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=20V261&docType=RCL

 


 

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