AUTOCAR WXR 2005: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SLACK ADJUSTERS

Make : AUTOCAR Model : WXR Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-10-14 - 2004-12-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V078000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-01 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-08
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-0503
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SLACK ADJUSTERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 308
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR AUTO SLACK ADJUSTERS, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE AUTO SLACK ADJUSTERS MAY NOT PROPERLY ADJUSTS.
Consequence:
      THIS MAY RESULT IN A REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF THE AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT FUNCTION. ANY TIME VEHICLE CONTROL IS COMPROMISED A CRASH MAY OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
      VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND THE SLACK ADJUSTERS REPLACED IF NECESSARY. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ARVINMERITOR AT 1-866-668-7221 OR AUTOCAR AT 765-489-5499.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      AUTOCAR RECALL NO. A-0503.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.