PREVOST H3-45 2009: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : PREVOST Model : H3-45 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V303000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-07-13 Date Received by ODI: 2012-06-26 Date Added to Database: 2012-06-29
Manufacturers Involved: Prevost Car (US) Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR12-16
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 400
Summary:
      PREVOST IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 H3-45 AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 X3-45 COACHES EQUIPPED WITH VOLVO D13 ENGINES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR MAY BE INOPERATIVE DUE TO A PERMANENT IDLE SIGNAL.
Consequence:
      IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE MAY STOP RESPONDING TO INPUT FROM THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, AND THUS BECOME STOPPED IN TRAFFIC, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      PREVOST WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL THROTTLE SENSOR, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-883-2888.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      THE PREVOST RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SR12-16. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-423 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.