AUTOCAR XPERT 2012: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPERT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-07-11 - 2014-03-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V199000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-06-20 Date Received by ODI: 2014-04-23 Date Added to Database: 2014-04-21
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar Industries, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M-1406
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 207
Summary:
      Autocar Industries, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Xpert vehicles manufactured July 11, 2011, through March 5, 2014. The bolts securing the brake valve to the cab may be below the required torque which could cause a failure in the connection of the airlines and the brake valve. Thus, the vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequence:
      Low bolt torque may result in a loss of brake line air pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will correct the brake valve mounting, free of charge. The recall began in June 2014. Owners may contact Autocar's customer service at 1-765-489-5499. Autocar's number for this recall is M-1406.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
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.