AUTOCAR XPERT 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPERT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-10-17 - 2012-06-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V448000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-09-20 Date Received by ODI: 2012-09-13 Date Added to Database: 2012-09-13
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M-1203
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
Summary:
      Autocar Industries, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2012 Xpert medium-duty class 7 vehicles, manufactured from October 17, 2011, through June 18, 2012, equipped with both left hand and right hand driving positions. The negative cable ground stud and/or wiring harness on each vehicle may interfere with the right-hand drivers side brake pedal. The interference may prevent the driver from being able to fully depress the brake pedal, resulting in reduced braking capability.
Consequence:
      A reduction or complete loss of braking capability can lead to increased stopping distances and/or the increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      All of the affected vehicles were corrected by September 28, 2012. Owners may contact Autocar Industries, Inc., 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 M-1203.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.