AUTOCAR XPERT 2017: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPERT Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-03-04 - 2016-04-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V319000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-06-30 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-18 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-18
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar Industries, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: MDTT-1601
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 43
Summary:
      Autocar Industries, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Auto Xspotter and 2017 Autocar Xpert vehicles manufactured March 04, 2016, through April 21, 2016. The tab lock washers on the rear axle wheel ends may not have been properly bent over the outer spindle nut during assembly.
Consequence:
      If the spindle nuts loosen, the wheel assembly may separate from the rear axle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners and dealers will inspect the tab lock washers and remedy tabs where needed, free of charge. The recall began on June 30, 2016. Owners may contact Autocar's customer service at 1-765-489-5499. Autocar's number for this recall is MDTT-1601.
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.