AUTOCAR WXLL 2009: PARKING BRAKE

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXLL Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-08-24 - 2009-04-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V167000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-05-27 Date Received by ODI: 2009-05-19 Date Added to Database: 2009-05-19
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0903
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 183
Summary:
      AUTOCAR IS RECALLING 183 MY 2008-2009 WXLL HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES. THE PARK BRAKE BUTTON ON THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THE VEHICLE SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY SET THE PARK BRAKE AT 70-PSI DESCENDING PRESSURE ON THE PRIMARY AIR SYSTEM WHEN THE WORK BRAKE IS APPLIED. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE PARK BRAKES DO NOT APPLY AUTOMATICALLY AT 70-PSI; INSTEAD, THEY APPLY AT 10-PSI. THE LINES BETWEEN THE PARK BRAKE VALVES MAY BE CROSSED, CAUSING THEM TO APPLY INCORRECTLY.
Consequence:
      BRAKING CAPABILITY WOULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE/REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JUNE 9, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-765-489-5499.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. 0903.OWNERS 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 .