Unscheduled Maintenance

Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
06-27-02 5716 The air conditioning is inoperative. Broken suction line found on the compressor. Manufacturer's representative (Thermo King) replaced line and recharged the system. 4.0 4.0
07-15-02 5807 The high pressure line on the A/C compressor is broken. Manufacturer's representative (Thermo King) replaced line and charged the system. 72.0 4.0
09-06-02 9285 The brackets are broken on the air tank. Installed new brackets on the air tank. 0.5 0.5
07-16-02 6043 The right lower body panel behind the rear wheel is falling off. Repositioned body panel and fastened with rivets. 0.5 0.5
03-21-02 765 The frame-to-body mount brackets are bending. Fourteen gussets added to reinforce the frame-to-body mounts. Seven gussets added to each side starting at the second from the rear and going forward. 8.0 8.0
04-24-02 2382 The right side frame rail has a 4" crack at the rear lateral rod mount. The crack starts at the top flange and runs downward through the radius. The cross member in front of the rear axle is broken approximately 6" from the mounting bolts. Both cross members above the fuel tank are broken. Replaced three cross members. Welded/repaired the crack in the frame rail. Added an 18" long frame liner to the frame rail and plated with a 13" X 9" X 3/8" plate on the outside of the frame. Replaced 14 body-to-frame mounts and hardware. 8.0 8.0
05-10-02 3472 The rear cross member above the fuel tank is broken at the mounting flange. Cross member removed, welded/repaired and reinstalled. 0.5 0.5
06-14-02 4185 The cross member at the rear suspension hanger is cracking at the mounting holes in both the cross member and the frame rail on both sides. Welded/repaired frame cracks. Installed new cross member with 1/4" plates on both sides. Note: the new cross member was 1/2" shorter than the original cross member. 2.0 2.0
08-12-02 8110 Fourteen body-to-frame mounts (7 each side) are breaking at the welds. All 14 body-to-frame mounts replaced. 2.5 2.5
08-12-02 8110 The cross member in front of the rear axle is broken at the right side mounting bolts. Replaced cross member with a new four-piece design (2 brackets and 2 channels). Welded channels into the brackets and installed as per manufacturer's instructions. 2.0 2.0
05-10-02 3472 The fuel tank has a crack by the tank baffle. Crack repaired with crack kit. 2.5 2.5
05-07-02 3206 The rear suspension is low. The rear lateral bar is broken at the weld on the frame end causing the axle to shift and break both air bag pistons, the brake fluid line, the right ABS sensor and bending both left rear u-bolts. Also the right front shock is leaking oil. Replaced u-bolts, air-bags, ABS sensor, rear lateral bar, both rear shocks, right front shock and the brake fluid. Brakes bled. 5.0 5.0
06-27-02 5716 The rear lateral bar bushings are worn. Replaced rear lateral bar. 0.5 0.5
07-16-02 6043 The right front shock is leaking oil. Replaced right front shock. 0.5 0.5