AUTOCAR WXLL 2005: WHEELS

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXLL Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2005-02-01 - 2005-03-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V117000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-04-04 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-29 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0504
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 56
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY-DUTY, CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE ALUMINUM WHEELS, PART NO. 29644ANP, SIZE 22.5 X 8.25, THE WHEELS WERE NOT PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED.
Consequence:
      WHEELS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED COULD, OVER TIME, DEVELOP CRACKS IN THE WHEEL THAT COULD RESULT IN A WHEEL FAILURE AND RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE RIMS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-877-973-3486, EXTENSION 2572.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0504.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.