PREVOST H3-45 2007: PARKING BRAKE

Make : PREVOST Model : H3-45 Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-10-01 - 2007-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V371000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-09-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-08-20 Date Added to Database: 2007-08-20
Manufacturers Involved: Prevost Cars, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR07-11
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 686
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      PREVOST IS WORKING WITH BENDIX TO REPAIR THESE VEHICLES "PLEASE SEE 07E037". BENDIX WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENDIX AT 1-440-329-9000 OR PREVOST AT 1-418-831-2046.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PREVOST RECALL NO. SR07-11.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.