AUTOCAR XPEDITOR 2018: PARKING BRAKE

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPEDITOR Year : 2018
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V450000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-09-28 Date Received by ODI: 2020-07-31 Date Added to Database: 2020-07-31
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ACX-2004
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1086
Summary:
      Autocar, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain 2018-2021 Xpeditor trucks with a right-hand drive cab configuration equipped with a park brake valve "button" located to the right of the steering wheel. The parking brake synchronization valve plumbing may be improperly assembled, causing the parking brake to apply unexpectedly without warning.
Consequence:
      Unexpected parking brake application can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will correct the plumbing to allow the system to operate as designed. The recall began September 28, 2020. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611 or 1-877-973-3488. Autocar's number for this recall is ACX-2004.
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.