PREVOST XL-45 1998: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Make : PREVOST Model : XL-45 Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1996-03-01 - 1998-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V262000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-08-22 Date Received by ODI: 2000-09-11 Date Added to Database: 2000-09-14
Manufacturers Involved: PREVOST CAR, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR00-17
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 554
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BUS SHELLS AND COACHES. THE BALL JOINT SEALING BOOT COULD BE PERFORATED ALLOWING GREASE LEAKAGE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BOOT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 22, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.