AUTOCAR WXR 2004: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXR Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-09-01 - 2004-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V594000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-01-04 Date Received by ODI: 2004-12-20 Date Added to Database: 2004-12-20
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0404
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE AIR SUSPENSION HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE MAY NOT BE INSTALLED CORRECTLY.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF A SUSPENSION AIR BAG FAILURE OR RUPTURE OF THE AIR LINE, THERE COULD BE A LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES. THIS CONDITION WOULD INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE OF THE VEHICLE AND UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL A PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN JANUARY 4 2005. 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-0404.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.