2007 SPARTAN GLADIATOR - SUSPENSION:FRONT
Spartan Motors USA (Spartan) is recalling certain 2004-2007 Spartan Emergency Response Gladiator vehicles equipped with Timoney Independent Front Suspensions. Inconsistent machining may result in fatigue cracks developing over time in the front axle spindles, causing failure of the spindle and the possible separation of a front wheel from the vehicle.
HazardA wheel separation from the vehicle can increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionSpartan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle spindle, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Spartan's number for this recall is 18012.