AUTOCAR XPEDITOR 2010: EQUIPMENT

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPEDITOR Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2010-09-10 - 2012-09-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V472000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 2012-09-27 Date Added to Database: 2012-09-27
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A-1204
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 542
Summary:
      Autocar, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Xpeditor heavy-duty class 8 vehicles, manufactured from September 10, 2010, through September 10, 2012, equipped with a vehicle rearward rollaway alarm. The motion sensor for the alarm may not have been installed correctly and the alarm may fail to sound when the vehicle is out of gear and in a rearward rollaway situation.
Consequence:
      Without an audible warning that the vehicle is in a rearward rollaway situation, there is an increased risk that the vehicle may hit a pedestrian or another vehicle.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will repair the affected vehicles, free of charge. The safety began on December 6, 2012. Owners may contact Autocar, LLC, at 1-765-489-5499.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Autocar's recall number is A-1204.Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; or go to www.safercar.gov.