AUTOCAR XPEDITOR 2015: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPEDITOR Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2015-03-02 - 2015-08-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V533000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-20 Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-29 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-30
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ACX-1703
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 85
Summary:
      Autocar, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain 2017 Xpeditor vehicles, equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.
Consequence:
      If the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a complete loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque of the castellated nut and tie rod, tightening it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on September 20, 2017. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar's number for this recall is ACX-1703.
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.