AUTOCAR WXLL 2002: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXLL Year : 2002
Build Dates : 1997-12-17 - 2003-06-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V308000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-10-22 Date Received by ODI: 2003-08-22 Date Added to Database: 2003-08-25
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX0306
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3426
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES, THE BODY BUILDER WIRING OPTION WAS MIS-WIRED IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE AUTO NEUTRAL WITH SERVICE BRAKE STATUS OPTION MAY ALLOW THE TRANSMISSION TO GO INTO FORWARD GEAR WITHOUT THE DRIVER'S FOOT PRESSING DOWN ON THE BRAKE PEDAL FIRST.
Consequence:
      UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE COULD PUT PERSONS IN DANGER INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      VOLVO TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL AIR OPERATED STOP LIGHT SWITCH AND THE NECESSARY WIRING CHANGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.