AUTOCAR WXR 2004: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXR Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-12-09 - 2004-07-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V390000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-09-03 Date Received by ODI: 2004-08-10 Date Added to Database: 2004-08-11
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0401
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 33
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE 22.5 X 9.00 - HUB PILOT H.D. STEEL WHEEL RIMS, THE REAR AXLE WHEEL STUDS ARE TOO SHORT. THESE STUDS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RETAIN THE WHEEL NUT TORQUE AND COULD LOOSEN ALLOWING THE LOSS OF A WHEEL.
Consequence:
      IF A VEHICLE LOSES A WHEEL WHILE TRAVELING DOWN A ROADWAY, A CRASH COULD OCCUR, PROPERTY DAMAGE TO FOLLOWING VEHICLES OR PERSONAL INJURY TO PERSONS OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR AXLE WHEEL STUDS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT AUTOCAR AT 1-877-973-3486.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO.A-0401.CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.