AUTOCAR XPERT 2017: STEERING:LINKAGES

Make : AUTOCAR Model : XPERT Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-03-02 - 2016-09-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V723000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-07
Manufacturers Involved: Autocar Industries, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: MDTT-1602
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1132
Summary:
      Autocar Industries, LLC "Autocar" is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Xspotter and Xpert vehicles manufactured March 2, 2015, to September 22, 2016. The castle nuts on the steering linkage assembly may not have been tightened properly.
Consequence:
      If the castle nuts were not properly tightened, the cotter pin could shear and the steering linkage assembly components could separate, resulting in the loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Autocar will notify owners, and authorized Autocar service repair facilities will repair the vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on November 18, 2016. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar's number for this recall is MDTT-1602.
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.