PREVOST H3-45 2008: EQUIPMENT

Make : PREVOST Model : H3-45 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-05-02 - 2009-07-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V309000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2012-07-02 Date Added to Database: 2012-07-02
Manufacturers Involved: PREVOST CAR, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR12-20
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 98
Summary:
      PREVOST IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 H3-45, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 X3-45, AND MODEL YEAR 2009 MTH XLII-45E VEHICLES, ALL EQUIPPED WITH VOLVO D13 ENGINES AND AN AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION AND SUPPRESSION SYSTEM "AFSS" . THE AFSS LINEAR THERMAL DETECTOR MAY COME IN CONTACT OR RUB AGAINST BRACKETS OR CLAMPS.
Consequence:
      IF THIS OCCURS, THE AFSS MAY ACTIVATE WITH NO FIRE PRESENT AND THE STOP ENGINE FEATURE WILL BE ACTIVATED, BRINGING THE VEHICLE TO AN UNPLANNED STOP, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      PREVOST WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND SECURE THE LINEAR THERMAL DETECTOR, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN IN JULY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST CAR INC., SERVICE DEPARTMENT TOLL-FREE AT 1-866-870-2046 OR 1-418-831-2046.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      THE PREVOST RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SR12-20.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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV