AUTOCAR XPEDITOR 2015: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPEDITOR Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2015-03-02 - 2016-09-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V720000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-07
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ACX-1604
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2375
Summary:
      Autocar, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Xpeditor vehicles manufactured March 2, 2015, to September 22, 2016. The castle nuts on the steering linkage assembly may not have been tightened properly.
Consequence:
      If the castle nuts were not properly tightened, the cotter pin could shear and the steering linkage assembly components could separate, resulting in the loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the steering linkage castle nuts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2016. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar's number for this recall is ACX-1604.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.