PREVOST XLII-45 2001: STEERING:COLUMN

Make : PREVOST Model : XLII-45 Year : 2001
Build Dates : 1999-05-07 - 2003-02-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V090000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-03-18 Date Received by ODI: 2003-03-07 Date Added to Database: 2003-03-18
Manufacturers Involved: PREVOST CAR, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR03-06
Component: STEERING:COLUMN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3572
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES AND MOTOR HOMES, THE STEERING COLUMNS MAY BE MISSING THE LOWER BOLT AND NUT. A REPLACEMENT BOLT AND NUT WAS INSTALLED TO CORRECT THIS SITUATION ON THE PRODUCTION LINE. IF A REPLACEMENT BOLT HAS BEEN USED AND NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY, THE COLUMN MAY COME OUT OF THE INPUT SHAFT WHEN THE STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM IS USED.
Consequence:
      IN SUCH A CASE, A LOSS OF STEERING WOULD OCCUR.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL VERIFY THE SIZE OF THE BOLT AND NUT AND REPLACE THEM IF NEEDED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 4, 2003. 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 1-418-831-5432.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PREVOST RECALL NO. SR03-06.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.